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The Personal and the Political with Kiese Laymon (Oregon Humanities)
March 7, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Tuesday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m. – a conversation about the personal and the political with Kiese Laymon at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland. (Sponsored by Oregon Humanities)The event will also stream live on YouTube.
Kiese Laymon is a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi, whose essays and fiction explore race, the body, poverty, and place with humor, sorrow, and rage. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2022 for “bearing witness to the myriad forms of violence that mark the Black experience.” His books include the award-winning memoir Heavy, the groundbreaking essay collection How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and the genre-defying novel Long Division.
Other ways to participate
Can’t make it to the Alberta Rose? Tune in from home! The conversation will stream live on YouTube. Following the live stream, viewers will have an opportunity to connect with other online participants in a conversation on Zoom. Click here to register for the online conversation.