Siri Hustvedt

28 Aug 2017

Aarhus University

Can Literature Help Us to Understand the World?

On August 28, at 7:30 pm, join Siri Hustvedt for a public debate/panel with Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and Karl Kukkonen, moderated by Andreas Roepstorff.

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
20 Aug 2017

Grimstad Cultural Center

Conversation between Siri Hustvedt and Finn Skårderud

On August 20, 2017, Siri Hustvedt will be in conversation with author and psychiatrist Finn Skårderud as part of the Ibsen Hamsun Forum at Grimstad Cultural Center in Norway.



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.