anghara (anghara) wrote,

The Octavia E Butler Memorial Scholarship

This has been created to keep Octavia among us, in order to support writers of colour in pursuing their writing dreams. More information is available here:

The Carl Brandon Society, which is administering the scholarship, would like to aim for $100 000 in the kitty in order for the scholarship to have real impact. There is a donation button on the website above - and if you've ever been touched by Octavia Butler and her work, I would like to suggest that donating even five or ten dollars to this scholarship (more if you can!) is a wonderful way of paying tribute to her and to her contribution to literature as a whole, let alone to science fiction.

Let there be light.YOU can help spread it.

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