Octavia E. Butler Quotes

As a black and as a woman, I didn't think that I would really want to live in any of the eras before this, because I would inevitably be worse off. I would have spent more time struggling just to prove I was human than doing my work.

 
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Octavia E. Butler
Octavia E. Butler
  • Born: June 22, 1947
  • Died: February 24, 2006
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

Octavia Estelle Butler was an African-American science-fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, she became in 1995 the first science-fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship.