november, 2021

13nov3:30 pmNBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book AwardsPortland Book Festival3:30 pm PST 1111 Southwest Broadway

Event Details

Hoa Nguyen. (Photo credit: Karen Thomson)
Honoree Fannone Jeffers (Photo credit: Sydney A. Foster)
Safia Elihillo. (Photo credit: Aris Theotokatos)

Current National Book Award Finalists and Longlisters Safia Elhillo (Home Is Not a Country, Young People’s Literature), Honorée Fanonne Jeffers (The Love Songs of W. E. B. DuBois, Fiction), and Hoa Nguyen (A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure, Poetry) come together for a variety-style showcase of readings and interviews. Presented in partnership with the Portland Book Festival.

Dao Strom headshot
Dao Strom


Moderated by Dao Strom, author of Instrument, and its musical companion, Traveler’s Ode.


(Saturday) 3:30 pm PST


Newmark Theatre

1111 Southwest Broadway