Back To The Future With Octavia Butler’s Kindred

I found Octavia Butler’s Kindred on Audible last year. Her name sounded familiar and I knew that she was a famous writer, known for some sort of fiction that I didn’t typically read. She was a science fiction writer. A spinner of fantastical yarns. Not my normal reading fare, and yet, I felt a bit ashamed not knowing more about her. My life literally began with a love for the written word. My father named me after the poet Nikki Giovanni. I have immersed myself in writing and reading and novels my entire life, and I consider myself knowledgeable about most of the female authors one should know when they care about such things. I should have known who Octavia Butler was and why she is considered one of the best science fiction writer Continue reading Back To The Future With Octavia Butler’s Kindred