Portland Arts & Lectures Presents Mohsin Hamid

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Portland Arts & Lectures brings the world’s most celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to our community. Our 31st season concludes with Mohsin Hamid on Thursday, April 28.

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Original author lectures from these events are rebroadcast on The Archive Project, our radio show in partnership with Oregon Public Broadcasting. Tune in every Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. to hear the broadcast. You can also stream lectures for free on our website (literary-arts.org/archives) or on iTunes by searching "Literary Arts."

The 31st season of Portland Arts & Lectures features some of the most influential writers at work today. They are novelists, journalists, essayists, and poets who have won the most prestigious awards in their professions.

Monday, October 5: JANE SMILEY
Author Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992 for her novel A Thousand Acres. Random House published Early Warning, the second novel in Smiley’s trilogy about an Iowa family, this April.

Thursday, November 19: ANTHONY DOERR
Doerr's novel All the Light We Cannot See won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2015 and was a finalist for the 2014 National Book Award.

Thursday, January 21: ADAM GOPNIK
Gopnik is a staff writer for The New Yorker and author of Paris to the Moon, The Table Comes First, and more.

Thursday, February 25: CLAUDIA RANKINE
As a Jamaican-born poet, Rankine's latest collection of poetry, Citizen: An American Lyric, was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry and the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Thursday, April 28: MOHSIN HAMID
Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid's writing has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize (The Reluctant Fundamentalist) and the PEN/Hemingway Award (Moth Smoke).

Thank you to the following sponsors and underwriters for making this season of PA&L possible:
Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC, Chubb Group of Insurance Co, First Tech Federal Credit Union, Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Care Foundation, Lewis & Clark College, Powell's Books, Hoffman Construction, Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, Pacific University, and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP.
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