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2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Brit Bennett

Thu, February 17 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205


This event is part of our Portland Arts & Lectures 2021/22 season. 

Our 2021–22 season is SOLD OUT however we have released a very limited number of single tickets to this lecture (see below for availablity). Subscriptions for the 2022/23 season will go on sale Spring of 2022.

Brit Bennett is scheduled to appear live and in person at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Proof of vaccination (or a negative COVID test) is required for entry into the event. Click here to read about the enhanced safety measures the venue is taking, including earning a gold star certification from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC).

Your ticket allows you to attend the event in person or watch a livestream remotely. Information on how to attend either in person or virtually will be sent to ticket holders via email a few days before the event. Questions? Contact la@literary-arts.org.

Click here for venue accessibility information.

Purchase your copy of The Vanishing Half from our independent bookstore partner, Broadway Books.


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Brit Bennett

Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan. Her debut novel The Mothers was a New York Times bestseller, and her second novel The Vanishing Half was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. She is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and in 2021, she was chosen as one of Time’s Next 100 Influential People. Her essays have been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times MagazineThe Paris Review, and Jezebel.
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