“Childfinder”

Title“Childfinder”
Year for Search2014
AuthorsButler, Octavia E[stelle](1947-2006)
Secondary TitleUnexpected Stories
PaginationEBook
Date Published2014
PublisherOpen Road
Place PublishedNew York
ISBN Number978-1-59808-983-1
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

The story has a brief introductory statement that “Psi could have put the human race on the road to utopia,” but the dystopian story is about racial prejudice among the psi. The story was intended for Harlan Ellison’s unpublished Last Dangerous Visions.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2020), 27-92, with an “Afterword” by Butler on 93, with a “Foreword: Necessary Stories” by Nisi Shawl (7-10) and an “Afterword by Merrilee Heifetz (95-97). 

Info Notes

The story was intended for Harlan Ellison’s unpublished Last Dangerous Visions.

Holding Institutions

PSt copy is No. 894 of 1000 copies. 

Author Note

African American female author (1947-2006).

Full Text

2014 Butler, Octavia E[stelle] (1947-2006). “Childfinder.” In her Unexpected Stories. New York: Open Road, with a “Foreword” by Walter Mosley, an “Afterword by Merrilee Heifetz, and “A Biography of Octavia E. Butler.” EBook. Rpt. (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2020), 27-92, with an “Afterword” by Butler on 93, with a “Foreword: Necessary Stories” by Nisi Shawl (7-10) and an “Afterword by Merrilee Heifetz (95-97). PSt

The story has a brief introductory statement that “Psi could have put the human race on the road to utopia,” but the dystopian story is about racial prejudice among the psi. The story was intended for Harlan Ellison’s unpublished Last Dangerous Visions. African-American female author.