Siri Hustvedt

Nominee for the Alternative Nobel literature prize

A group of a hundred Swedish intellectuals - writers, teachers, publishers, playwrights and journalists - have driven the New Swedish Academy to give an alternative Nobel Prize for literature. Cast your vote for Siri Hustvedt now!

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    New Swedish Academy

    Nominee for the Alternative Nobel literature prize

    A group of a hundred Swedish intellectuals - writers, teachers, publishers, playwrights and journalists - have driven the New Swedish Academy to give an alternative Nobel Prize for literature. Cast your vote for Siri Hustvedt now!

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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.