Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

Octavia Butler at home.  A lifelong bibilophile, she considered libraries sacred spaces.

An exhibit at the Huntington Library shows visitors how famed science fiction writer Octavia Butler created a career for herself in a genre that had few women and even fewer African Americans.

(Image credit: (c) Patti Perret/The Hutington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens)

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