The Portrait Gallery: Saeed Jones

Each week, Christine Larsen creates a new portrait of an author for us. Have any favorites you’d love to see immortalized? Let us know, or see if you can find them in the archives.

Thursday, November 7th: How We Fight for Our Lives Reading

You likely know Saeed Jones from BuzzFeed, where he covered books and culture in such a way that even the mainstream had to pay attention. Jones is also an accomplished poet, and now he’s the author of How We Fight for Our Lives, a memoir about his coming of age. Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, 518-6000., 7 pm, free.