november, 2020

06nov6:00 pmPortland Book FestivalNBF Presents: An Evening with the National Book Awards6:00 pm ET

Event Details

Jerald Walker. (Photo credit: Brenda Molife)
Evette Dionne. (Photo credit: Erica Buddington)
Brit Bennett. (Photo credit: Emma Trim)

For the third year running, current Longlisters, Finalists, and potential Winners join for a cross-genre panel conversation, presented in partnership with the Portland Book Festival. This year’s conversation features Brit Bennett (The Vanishing Half, Fiction), Evette Dionne (Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box, Young People’s Literature), and Jerald Walker (How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, Nonfiction).

Moderated by Novella Ford, Associate Director of Public Programs and Exhibitions at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Watch the event here (you’ll need to register and log-in to access Portland Book Festival’s full video library).


(Friday) 6:00 pm ET