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Octavia E Butler

(Octavia Estelle Butler)
USA flag (1947 - 2006)

Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer, one of the best-known among the few African-American women in the field. She won both Hugo and Nebula awards. In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.

Genres: Science Fiction, Horror
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Octavia E Butler
Short stories
Speech Sounds (1983)Hugo
Blood Child (1984)Nebula Awards
Bloodchild [short story] (1984)Hugo
The Evening and the Morning and the Night [short story] (1987)Nebula Awards (nominee)

Hugo Best Short Story winner (1984) : Speech Sounds
Hugo Best Novellette winner (1985) : Bloodchild [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novellette winner (1985) : Blood Child
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1988) : The Evening and the Morning and the Night [short story]
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1995) : Parable of the Sower
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (2000) : Parable of the Talents
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2001) : Parable of the Talents

Octavia E Butler recommends
Lion's Blood (2002)
(Lion's Blood, book 1)
Steven Barnes
"...best book Steven Barnes has ever written... imaginative, well researched, well written, and devastating"
Hostile Takeover (2004)
Susan Shwartz
"Susan Shwartz reminds one that SF is a literature of ideas."

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