Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Jacqueline Woodson

Literary Arts presents the 34th season of Portland Arts & Lectures, featuring some of the most engaging writers at work today. They are novelists, essayists, and journalists whose award-winning works covers the most compelling issues of our time. 

The 2018/2019 series is sold out! A limited number of general admission tickets ($32 plus fees) will be available starting at 5:30pm on April 4th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Box Office.

Jacqueline Woodson, author of the National Book Award-winning memoir Brown Girl Dreaming and the New York Times bestselling novel Another Brooklyn, will close the season on April 4.


Jacqueline Woodson is a 2014 National Book Award winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming. Her most recent work is the New York Times bestselling novel Another Brooklyn, which was a 2016 National Book Award finalist and Woodson’s first adult novel in twenty years. Of it, the Washington Post said: “Woodson manages to remember what cannot be documented, to suggest what cannot be said. Another Brooklyn is another name for poetry.” In 2015, Woodson was named Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders, and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist, an NAACP Image Award recipient, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events


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