Siri Hustvedt

Jun 2017

Penguin Random House

Foreword for Teju Cole the writer Siri Hustvedt notes in her foreword, “Teju Cole really gets around.”

Honors & Recognitions
Dec 2016

PEN America Literary Awards

Longlisted for the PEN America Literary Awards

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind was longlisted for the 2017 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

Lectures & Conversations
24 Jun 2017

Villa Vigoni

Aspects of (auto-)biographic Writing Conference

On Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 2 pm Siri Hustvedt will give a lecture for “History and Psychology. Writing Life. Aspects of (auto-)biographic Writing Conference” hosted by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen at Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy.

May 2017


Interview with Infobae

"Misogyny helped Trump be elected president" Siri Hustvedt tells Carolina Isasi in Madrid. In this interview for Infobae, Siri spoke about the prejudices that still remain against women, her work with psychoanalysis and neuroscience, and the fears of the new government in her country.



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.