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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden

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1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States
626.405.2100huntington.org
April 2017
April 8 - August 7
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Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories

The first exhibition to examine the life and work of celebrated author Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) since her archive came to The Huntington in 2008, Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories, features approximately 100 items–from her very first short stories, written at age 12, to book contracts, extensive drafts, and correspondence. Together they shed light on the writer’s early years and influences, as well as explore specific themes that repeatedly commanded her attention. The first science fiction writer to receive…


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