TV Adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Dawn Heading to Amazon

Ava DuVernay and Victoria Mahoney will bring the novel to the small screen.

16 Octavia Butler Books: The Complete Canon

Octavia Butler's brilliant works continue to challenge and inspire.

10 Books Like Dune by Frank Herbert to Spice Up Your Reading List

Seek freedom and become captive of these sci-fi books like Dune.

Who Is H.G. Wells? Exploring the Sci-Fi Legacy of The Time Machine Author

H.G. Wells was just one of science fiction’s “founders,” but his work made sure the genre mattered.

Mary Shelley: 15 Fascinating Facts About the Sci-Fi Pioneer

In honor of her upcoming birthday, unearth the mysterious, macabre genius behind fiction's most enduring monster.

Fritz Leiber's Conjure Wife Wins the Best Novel Retrospective Hugo Award

The announcement was made August 15th during the 77th annual WorldCon festivities.

10 Octavia Butler Quotes to Live By

On what would have been her 72nd birthday, we look back at some of the brilliant author's most timeless words of wisdom.

Interview: Nnedi Okorafor Talks the Wild Seed TV Adaptation and Octavia Butler

The Binti author discusses the powerful relationship at the heart of Wild Seed, and how the TV adaptation will defy expectations.

A Heartless God and Compassionate Goddess Clash in Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed

Read an excerpt from Octavia E. Butler’s sci-fi novel—soon to be an Amazon TV series from Viola Davis and Nnedi Okorafor.

7 Amazing Pieces of Fan Mail from Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

Great writers don't just get fan letters—sometimes they send them, too.

Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed to Be Adapted for the Small Screen

A creative team including Nnedi Okorafor and Viola Davis will bring the sci-fi novel to life.

18 Extraordinary Arthur C. Clarke Books

Explore the sci-fi Grand Master’s legendary tales.

The Enduring Anger of Joanna Russ

In honor of Women's History Month, we're looking back on the genius and fury of the late feminist sci-fi author.

Samuel R. Delany and Others on Octavia E. Butler's Legacy

Octavia Butler passed away 13 years ago, but as these writers explain, her work is more urgent now than ever before.

Here's What You Need to Know About Asimov's Foundation

In anticipation of the upcoming Apple TV series, here are five must-know facts about the iconic books.

Truth Is Change: The Evolution of Octavia Butler's Cover Art

Octavia Butler's editor looks back at some of the worst — and best — out-of-print covers for the late author's influential books.

8 Brian Aldiss Sci-Fi Books That Will Blow Your Mind

The Grand Master wrote experimental science fiction for the British New Wave of the 1960s and 70s.

EXCERPT: Dawn, by Octavia Butler

Read the excerpt below, then download the book! 

How Isaac Asimov's I, Robot Prepares Us for a Future Controlled By AI

The short stories in Isaac Asimov's I, Robot may prove useful when it comes time to welcome our robot overlords.