Brit Bennett, presented by Hofstra University's Great Writers, Great Readings Series

at Hofstra University | Wed Mar 10


Hofstra University

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Date & Time

06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
Cost: Free Event

Event is free but advance registration is required:

Great Writers, Great Readings presents 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. Her essays have been featured in The New Yorker, the New York Times MagazineThe Paris Review, and Jezebel.

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and MFA in Creative Writing Program, in collaboration with the Hofstra Cultural Center.