Six Books About Octavia E. Butler

These books are powerful companions to Butler's own work. 

These Are All the Octavia Butler Adaptations Currently in Development

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

HBO Orders Pilot Script of Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling

Issa Rae and J.J. Abrams are attached to the project.  

FX’s Octavia Butler Kindred Adaptation: What We Know So Far

The highly anticipated series has landed its director and lead. 

Celebrate Octavia Butler With This Visual Timeline of Her Life

We're honoring the late author ahead of her birthday on June 22nd. 

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.