Tributes to Octavia Butler
During March 2007, author Nalo Hopkinson hosted several tributes to Octavia Butler.
Butler and Hopkinson had been scheduled to tour together on the occasion of the release of the paperback edition of Octavia Butler's last novel, Fledgling, and the publication of Hopkinson's new novel, The New Moon's Arms.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Seattle Public Library
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Thursday, March 8, 2007, 7:00 p.m.
418 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 6:00 p.m.
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
New York, NY 10027
Felicia Pride, AOL Black Voices:
Eight reasons why Octavia E. Butler is important.
N.B. Linked site loads and plays sound.
Photos of Octavia Butler
Interviews & Reviews
Octavia Butler, Weekend Edition Saturday, December 29, 2001
Octavia Butler 8/30/2001, UN Racism Conference
Fledgling review by Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered, 23 February 2007, NPR. (Online audio)
WAMC Bookshow interview
Rebroadcast: 7 March 2006
Interview and appreciation will be available on the web