The African-American writer was the first science fiction author to win the MacArthur Fellowship. Octavia Butler is one of the best science fiction writers of all time, and the first science fiction author to win the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. She also happens to be one of the very few women and very few African Americans to rise to the top of the genre. To mark what would have been her 71st birthday, Google is honoring her with a Doodle. Read Full Story...READ FULL ARTICLE »
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