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.
An Honorary Doctorate from Johannes Gutenberg University.
Living, Thinking, Looking: An International Conference on the Writing of Siri Hustvedt.
An Honorary Doctorate from Stendhal University.
The Blazing World won The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Work of Fiction 2014.
Crystal Star Award from the American Scandinavian Society.
An Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oslo.
The Blazing World longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2014.
Selected for The Gabarron International Award for Thought and Humanities.
What I Loved and The Summer Without Men were shortlisted in France, 2003 and 2010, respectively.
What I Loved was shortlisted for Waterstones Literary Fiction Award in England and the Barcelona Bookseller’s Award in Spain.
What I Loved won the Prix des libraries du Quebec in Canada for best book of 2003.
One section of The Blindfold was made into a movie by the French filmmaker Claude Miller.