17th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Brit Bennett

Named one of TIME Magazine’s Next 100 Most Influential people, join fiction writer Brit Bennett in conversation with Hofstra Professor Martha McPhee. 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 and has been on the list for 37 weeks and has been acquired by HBO for a limited series. Her essays have been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel.

 

Sponsored by the Department of English in collaboration with the Hofstra Cultural Center.

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Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Time: 6:30 p.m.

LocationVirtual Event; Advance Registration required. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Great Writers, Great Readings events is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/gwgr

This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RVSP using the RSVP for this Event link.

 

 

Photo: Emma Trim

 

In case you missed the live event, please see recording:

17th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Brit Bennett

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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Free

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Hofstra University Virtual Event
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000
USA


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Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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