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free-lance writer

Octavia Estelle Butler, American writer. Member advisory board Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame; Member Science Fiction Writers American, National Writers Union.

Background

Butler, Octavia Estelle was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California, United States. Daughter of Laurice and Octavia Margaret (Guy) Butler.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pasadena City College, 1968;student, California State University, Los Angeles, since 1969.

Career

Free-lance writer, Los Angeles, since 1975. MacArthur fellow, 1995.

Works

Membership

Member advisory board Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame. Member Science Fiction Writers American, National Writers Union.

Connections

father:
Laurice Butler

mother:
Octavia Margaret (Guy) Butler