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.

The 5th ‘Octavia Tried’ Webinar Focused On Pleasure Activism and a New Parables Podcast

The authors talked capitalism, creating new worlds, and the new Octavia's Parables podcast.

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.

The Fourth ‘Octavia Tried To Tell Us’ Webinar Explores Survival and the Myth of Saviors

This week, the speakers addressed systemic racism and the truth that 'no one is coming to save us.'

10 Mind-Bending Hard Science Fiction Books by Women

These great reads prove hard sci-fi isn't just a man's game.

The Third 'Octavia Tried to Tell Us' Webinar Explores Art & Fear in the Era of Corona

The 'parable for a pandemic' series looks to Butler's texts for guidance during unprecedented times.

10 Nebula Award-Winning Books by Female Authors You Should Read

In honor of the upcoming Nebula Awards, download these award-winners from previous years.

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.

10 Stunning Anthologies Edited by Award-Winner Ellen Datlow

The Hugo, Locus, and World Fantasy Award-winning editor has shaped the face of sci-fi and fantasy.

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Poem Readings to Watch During National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, and other acclaimed authors.

Quotes from Sci-Fi & Fantasy to Provide Courage and Comfort During Coronavirus

These inspirational quotes are a reminder that even alone, we're #TogetherinStories.

New PBS It's Lit Video Essay Celebrates Afrofuturism's Past and Present

From Octavia Butler to Black Panther, explore the transformative power of Afrofuturism.

Library of America to Honor Octavia E. Butler and Ursula K. Le Guin

The publisher will recognize two of America's most influential female sci-fi writers.

20 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

TV Adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Dawn Heading to Amazon

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

Andre Norton: Remembering the Late Grand Master of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

In honor of her 108th birthday, celebrate the groundbreaking Grand Master with photos taken throughout her extraordinary life.