Siri Hustvedt

Writers Against Trump

Writers Against Trump formed to mobilize the literary community in opposition to “the racist, destructive, incompetent, corrupt, and fascist regime of Donald Trump, and to give our language, thought, and time to his defeat in November.”

Books
    Interviews
    Jul 2020

    Norddeutscher Rundfunk

    "It's not a good time"

    In an interview with Germany's Norddeutscher Rundfunk for their online series "Eat, READ, Sleep," Siri talks about literature, and the current situation in the USA.

    Interviews
    Sep 2020

    BBVA

    BBVA podcast

    A podcast interview with BBVA, Spanish multinational Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria.

    News
    Sep 2020

    Writers Against Trump

    Writers Against Trump

    Writers Against Trump formed to mobilize the literary community in opposition to “the racist, destructive, incompetent, corrupt, and fascist regime of Donald Trump, and to give our language, thought, and time to his defeat in November.”

    News
    Jul 2020

    Lithub

    What is Essential? And Who?

    What the World Values When It's Falling Apart.

    News
    Jul 2020

    Lithub

    On Old Statues, Bad Science, and Ideas That Just Won’t Die

    Monuments often lie. Political elites erect them in the name of one sanctioned collective narrative or another, and they come down by violence or by decree as historical winds shift.

Biography

Biography

Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poetry, three collections of essays, a work of non-fiction, and six novels, including the international bestsellers What I Loved and The Summer Without Men. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won The Los Angeles Book Prize for fiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. She has a PhD in English from Columbia University and is a lecturer in psychiatry at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages.