Picture taken by Jonel Daphnis and Melanin Body Project.
Tribute To Octavia Butler
Author Jacqueline Harris was the featured speaker at a tribute to her friend Octavia Estelle Butler in Lincoln, Vermont to speak at a tribute to Octavia Butler. Octavia and Jacqueline met through a hilarious, yet miraculous encounter. Octavia became a guide, reading board, and “Jegna” to Jacqueline, but more important was the friendship and laughter they shared. That to Jacqueline is priceless.
The above bust was dedicated to Octavia Butler. Octavia is considered the “Mother of Science Fiction”. Octavia has written many novels and has won every award imaginable in the book world, including the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Grant.
Jacqueline proudly dedicates her first novel, “Healing and Freedom Through These Sacred Tone Masters” to Octavia Butler. Get a copy and read about their friendship and Octavia’s effect on Jacqueline’s life. Jacqueline loves the above picture as she feels that Octavia continues to look over her.