Archive for: Octavia Butler

Is Survival Always the Best Option? Pessimism, Anti-Natalism and Bloodchildren

Race suicide as moral good.

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Pattern Flattener

Can you make interesting aliens out of boring prose?

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The Body Envisioned: Octavia Butler

Studying Butler.

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When Loss Becomes You

On Kindred, injury, past and present.

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When Goddesses Change

An uncomfortable correspondence with Octavia Butler.

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Wild Seed: A Curious Love Story About Family

A review of “Wild Seed”

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How Do You Say “Love” in Alien, or Vice Versa?

Speaking difference in Octavia Butler’s “Speech Sounds” and Laura Kinsale’s “Flowers From the Storm”

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