Butler’s work has reached a mainstream audience. In 2010, Butler was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame posthumously. She wrote many works, and her bibliography can be found here.
In 1995, Due wrote her first novel, The Between. She has books that have been optioned for movies. In 2012, she became an endowed Cosby chair of the Humanities at Spelman College.
Hairston is an author and playwright. Her most successful book, Mindscape, was awarded the Carl Brandon Parallax Award and was short-listed for the Philip K. Dick Award and the Tiptree Award. She teaches at Smith College in Massachusetts.