Bloodchildren and Octavia’s Brood

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Another Octavia E. Butler birthday is upon us. Her writing has inspired many people, so why not celebrate by reading a few of the writers she has influenced?

bloodchildrenBloodchildren, a collection of stories by Octavia E. Butler Scholars, takes it name from Butler’s story collection Bloodchild and Other Stories.

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The science fiction stories in Octavia’s Brood center around social justice movements and borrows it’s title from Butler’s series Lilith’s Brood.

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Also, check out the Artists on Writers feature on Octavia Butler and feast your eyes on some of the amazing artwork, like the one above by Kimbot.

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