Siri Hustvedt

15 Jan 2022

Writers For Democratic Action

Books & Books and Writers for Democratic Action present: An Afternoon with Julie Iromuanya, Elif Shafak and Jiayang Fan moderated by WDA founding member Siri Hustvedt.

Honors & Recognitions
Oct 2019

Fundacion Princesa de Asturias

Princess of Asturias Award Ceremony

Siri will attend the Princess of Asturias Awards ceremony on October 18, 2019, to accept her Literature award.

Jan 2022

How to Own the Room

How to Own the Room

On the "How to Own the Room" podcast, Viv Groskop talks to writer and public intellectual Siri Hustvedt about sexism, misogyny and why she believes politeness is a bad policy.



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.