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2021/22 Portland Arts & Lectures: Brit Bennett

Thu, Feb 17, 2022 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

SOLD OUT

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

Our 2021–22 season is SOLD OUT! We invite you to check back two weeks before each event on single ticket availability. Subscriptions for the 2022/23 season will go on sale Spring of 2022.

All dates are booked at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, and will be held in person in accordance with public health guidelines. Each subscription also includes a full digital pass for those subscribers who may need extra time to rejoin us downtown and would prefer to watch the lectures from home.

NOTE: for any in-person events through the end of 2021 we will require staff, volunteers, and audience members to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and wear a mask. More information about our COVID-19 policies for in-person programming can be found here. If you have questions, please email us at la@literary-arts.org


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

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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