IMPORTANT UPDATE (February 23, 2016): Claudia Rankine is not able to travel to Portland for her scheduled Portland Arts & Lectures appearance on Thursday, February 25.
Taking her place at the podium will be Robin Coste Lewis, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for poetry for her collection Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems. Lewis is one of our country’s greatest poets and is a phenomenal public speaker. Literary Arts is honored to host Lewis, and is grateful to have someone of her stature step in at a moment’s notice.
To confirm, the lecture is still happening at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. If you are a subscriber, your Claudia Rankine tickets are valid for this lecture.