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Octavia E. Butler

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Bloodchild Summary

Octavia Butler, science fiction's most notable and influential African-American woman writer, first published "Bloodchild" in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in 1984. The story was well received and won two of science fiction's most prestigious awards, the Hugo and the Nebula. Butler, who is known primarily as a novelist, did not publish the story in book form until 1995, when she collected five of her short stories and two essays in Bloodchild and Other Stories...

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