Siri Hustvedt

07 Dec 2021

Free Library of Philadelphia

A virtual conversation with Elif Shafak

Join Siri Hustvedt and Elif Shafak for a virtual "evening of love, war, trauma, feminism, ecological renewal, and the power of art with two very engaging writers."

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.

Nov 2021

The Guardian

The books of my life

Siri talks to The Guardian books section about becoming a feminist, growing into Gertrude Stein, and the comfort of folk tales.



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.