Octavia Butler – What I’m working on now…


“What I’m working on now – I’m back to fantasy, although considering that it’s me, I’m turning it into a kind of science fantasy. It’s a vampire story – but my vampires are biological vampires. They didn’t become vampires because someone bit them they were born that way.”
-Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler – No, I think the future…


“No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we’ll do what we’ve always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities.”
-Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler – Religion kept some of my…


“Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn’t had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.”
-Octavia Butler