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Octavia’s Blood & Brood: A Roots. Wounds. Words. 2021 Book Club for BIPOC Storytellers & Readers
April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
A Brief Note About Octavia’s Blood & Brood: A Roots. Wounds. Words. 2021 Book Club:
Octavia’s Blood & Brood is the Roots. Wounds. Words. 2021 Book Club that aims to gift BIPOC storytellers & readers with a community wherein we can learn, discuss & celebrate the words of Mama Butler and the writers she inspired. Each session is facilitated by a BIPOC storyteller.
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About Octavia E. Butler:
Octavia Estelle Butler was an African American science fiction pioneer, multiple-time Hugo and Nebula awards recipient, and the first science-fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. Her books blend science fiction and African American spiritualism. Her literary legacy includes Patternmaster (1976), Kindred (1979), Parable of the Sower (1993), Parable of the Talents (1998), Fledgling (2005), and many more. She continued to write and publish until her death on February 24, 2006. Her books have inspired many of today’s science and speculative fiction writers, including Tananarive Due, N.K. Jemisin and Nnedi Okorafor.
Octavia’s Blood & Brood Book Club Schedule:
4.24 Wild Seed
5.22 Who Fears Death (Nnedi Okorafor)
6.26 Parable of the Sower
7.31 Parable of the Talents
9.25 Bloodchild and Other Stories
10.30 How Long ‘Til Black Future Month (N.K. Jemisin)
11.27 Unexpected Stories
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