During the sixth season of The Archive Project, enjoy recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, the Portland Book Festival, and other community events happening right here in Portland, Oregon. Also, a new limited series LONG DISTANCEfeatures interviews with authors and their latest book releases.
Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction. In 2014, she received the Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and her debut novel The Mothers was a New York Times bestseller. Her second novel The Vanishing Half was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. Her essays have been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel.