Siri Hustvedt

The First Annual Montclair Literary Festival

Festival Day is Saturday April 1, a full day of free events including book talks, panel discussions, author signings, workshops and children’s activities. Siri Hustvedt will join a panel discussion from 3.15 to 4.15 pm along with authors Dan Max and Daphne Merkin.

01 Apr 2017, Montclair Literary Festival
Books
    News
    Apr 2017

    Scandinavian American Theater Company

    Scandinavian American Theater Company Presents US Theater Debut of The Summer Without Men

    "The Summer Without Men is an adaptation of American author Siri Hustvedt's bestselling novel by Karen-Maria Bille and Peter Langdal. In the adaptation, only three actresses play a gallery of 12 characters, seamlessly sliding from one to the next." Admission is free. April 3, 2017, at Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York.

    Events
    13 Apr 2017

    Brooklyn Historical Society

    “Person Place Thing” with Randy Cohen and Siri Hustvedt

    On April 13, 2017, Randy Cohen brings his popular podcast “Person Place Thing” back to Brooklyn Historical Society, this time with special guest, award-winning novelist and essayist Siri Hustvedt.

    News
    Apr 2017

    Scandinavian American Theater Company

    Scandinavian American Theater Company Presents US Theater Debut of The Summer Without Men

    "The Summer Without Men is an adaptation of American author Siri Hustvedt's bestselling novel by Karen-Maria Bille and Peter Langdal. In the adaptation, only three actresses play a gallery of 12 characters, seamlessly sliding from one to the next." Admission is free. April 3, 2017, at Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York.

    News
    Mar 2017

    The Nation

    A new book by Siri Hustvedt offers challenging ways to understand how misogyny became so deeply embedded in our culture

    ...the novelist, essayist, scholar, and veritable Renaissance woman Siri Hustvedt presents an alternate version of feminism and the feminist critique in her new book, A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind. With arguments that span the humanities, neuroscience, and psychiatry, she offers challenging ways to understand how misogyny became so deeply embedded in our culture and how we (or, at least, practitioners in those fields) can begin to combat it.

    News
    Feb 2017

    PEN America

    65 Writers and Artists Urge Trump to Reconsider Visa Ban

    Sixty-five of the most prominent names in literature have sent a joint letter with PEN America to President Donald Trump today, urging him not to impose a new immigration ban that would affect the ability of artists, writers, and thinkers to travel to the United States.

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.