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An Evening with Brit Bennett

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


An Evening with Brit Bennett: author of The Mothers

Author Brit Bennett reads from and discusses her highly acclaimed debut novel, The Mothers. Presented in partnership with the University of Cincinnati. Copies of The Mothers will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Joseph-Beth Cincinnati.

6 pm reception/6:30 program

$10 members/$15 nonmembers

Reservations required: 513-621-0717 or email: reservations@mercantilelibrary.com

Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction as well as the 2014 Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers. Her work is featured in The New YorkerThe New York Times MagazineThe Paris Review, and Jezebel.


A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most.


February 6
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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