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Watch the Second Full 'Octavia Tried to Tell Us' Webinar Honoring Butler and Earthseed

Black authors and artists discuss Octavia Butler and art as a survival strategy in 2020.

By Carolyn Cox

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. 

By Carolyn Cox

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. 

By Audrey Webster

Re-Read: Octavia Butler’s Parable Series

Octavia Butler scholar Adrienne Brown finds that things today are eerily similar to the apocalyptic world imagined within Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents.

By Adrienne Brown

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