Category Archives: Octavia Butler

Eleven years ago, I attended the Clarion West Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop in Seattle.  Six weeks, seventeen writers, six instructors.  It’s been said we’re the only Clarion West class who have had the most profressional publications.  Needless to say, … Continue reading

Clarion West, e-pub, Octavia Butler, published, publishing, short story, workshops, Writing

…Octavia E. Butler’s transition. I once stalked her. Sometime in May of 2000, she was doing a reading of Parable of the Talents at the now defunct Nkiru Books owned by Talib Kweli and Mos Def. I sat in the … Continue reading

Octavia Butler, sci-fi/fantasy, Writing