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She left her job to open a Pasadena bookstore in the name of Octavia Butler.

Updated: Feb 18

Nikki High is opening a BIPOC centered bookstore. It is named after Octavia Butler. January 7, 2023 in Pasadena, CA.

Pasadena local, Nikki High, is poised to open an independent bookstore in the city that exclusively stocks authors who are Black, Indigenous and people of color. Octavia’s Bookshelf— set to open this February — is aptly named after Black, sci-fi author and Pasadena legend, Octavia Butler.

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