These Are All the Octavia Butler Adaptations Currently in Development

A sci-fi legacy continues on through the small screen and graphic novels.

Octavia Butler's Kindred to Be Adapted for a Pilot by FX

Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will write and executive produce. 

Mars Rover Touchdown Site Named 'Octavia E. Butler Landing' by NASA

"The Destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars." 

Join Symphony Space's Virtual Celebration of Octavia E. Butler!

Guests will include N.K. Jemisin, Walter Mosley, Imani Perry, and other renowned writers and performers. 

Listen to the Full NPR Throughline Episode on Octavia Butler Now!

This moving episode explores the "new ways of seeing" that are Butler's legacy. 

Tune Into an NPR Throughline Episode on Octavia Butler, This Thursday the 18th

And get a sneak peek now from Throughline co-host Ramtin Arablouei!

Read an Excerpt From Parable of the Sower, Octavia E. Butler's Transformative Novel

Butler's beloved book continues to resonate after nearly 30 years. 

In This Era of Change, We Must Manifest Octavia Butler's Earthseed

Activist and author adrienne maree brown on harnessing Butler's wisdom for the 2020 election, and beyond.

Listen to the First Episode of Octavia's Parables, a New Podcast Dedicated to Octavia Butler

Parables launches June 22nd and is hosted by Toshi Reagon and Adrienne Maree Brown.

She Tried to Wake Me: My Humbling First Meeting With Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler's long-time editor Betsy Mitchell shares the story of their memorable first meeting.

16 Octavia Butler Books: The Complete Canon

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parable of the Sower: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

Possessing hope and a strange ability, Lauren is thrust into an unknown world with a seemingly impossible goal.

15 Fascinating Facts About Octavia Butler

On the anniversary of her death, we look back on the extraordinary life of a remarkable writer.