I was deeply saddened early this week to learn that Octavia Butler had died. She exemplified the spirit of inquiry that makes science fiction truly the literature of ideas. Below I collect a number of resources about Octavia Butler.
Obituaries and Remembrances
- SFWA Remembrances
- Memories in the comments on Steven Barnes’ blog
- Memories in the Comments on Nalo Hopkinson’s blog
Octavia’s Words: Interviews & Essays
- Interview, KCRW Bookworm, with Michael Silverblatt, Recorded late 2005, aired March 16, 2006.
- Interview on Democracy Now, just this past November (2005)
- Interviews & Essays @ MIT; posted by Henry Jenkins
- Interview on NPR, Sept 2001
Octavia’s Words: Fiction
- Bibliography at Feminist Science Fiction