6:00 – Meet-the-Author Reception, Lobby
7:00 – Author talk, Bronwynn Theatre
Tickets: $15; $10 for teens, Friends of the Library, and MAC members
Brit Bennett, whose debut novel, The Mothers, earned her a spot as one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honorees before it was even published, will be the next writer showcased during Hear & Now, a series co-sponsored by Worthington Libraries and the MAC.
On June 27 at 7 pm, Bennett will answer questions and discuss her New York Times bestseller, which focuses on the tangled destinies of three young people growing up in a tightknit African American community in Southern California. Jacqueline Woodson, the National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming and Another Brooklyn called Bennett “the real thing” and The Mothers “…a stellar novel – moving, thoughtful.”
Bennett’s essays have been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review and Jezebel.