Posts tagged “octavia butler”
April 27, 2011Butler was described by the Washington Post as “a master storyteller who casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and the beauty of human nature.” ... In 1995 she became the first Science Fiction writer to receive MacArthur "Genius" grant. “Butler’s books are exceptional,” writes author Dorothy Allison. “She is a realist, writing the most detailed social criticism and creating some of the most fascinating female characters in the genre...real women caught in impossible situations.”
March 25, 2009
March 25, 7-9pm, Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (Between Bank and Bethune), Brooklyn NY. Sliding fee from $6-15.