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The first American science fiction writer to receive the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, she published such popular titles as Kindred (1979) and Fledgling (2005). She is also known for her Patternist, Lilith’s Brood, and Parable series.
Her father died when she was a baby, and she was raised in Pasadena, California by her mother and grandmother.
How did Octavia E. Butler die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||58 years|
|Birthday||June 22, 1947|
|Death date||February 24, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I have a huge and savage conscience that won’t let me get away with things.Octavia E. Butler
I had a long period of writing what I think of as ‘save the world’ novels. ‘Fledgling’ was a chance to play.Octavia E. Butler
No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we’ll do what we’ve always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities.Octavia E. Butler
The norm is white, apparently, in the view of people who see things in that way. For them, the only reason you would introduce a black character is to introduce this kind of abnormality. Usually, it’s because you’re telling a story about racism or at least about race.Octavia E. Butler
With a disaster like global warming, it’s too late to worry about when it’s looming except to figure out how to adapt to it.Octavia E. Butler