Siri Hustvedt

27 Sep 2022 - 01 Oct 2022

PEN International

88th PEN International Congress

Siri gives a keynote speech on words as catalyst for creation, action, propaganda, destruction, connection, freedom and emancipation.

25 Sep 2022

Gothenburg Book Fair

The Committed Writer

Join Siri for an in-person conversation.

Dec 2023

Geist Heidelberg

The International Science Festival

On Friday, December 1, 2023, join Siri at The International Science Festival, Geist Heidelberg, 13th Empathy Conference.

Honors & Recognitions
Mar 2024

Vanity Fair Spain

Openbank Literature Award

Siri received the 2024 Openbank Literature Award by Vanity Fair.

Lectures & Conversations
02 Feb 2022

The Linen Hall Library

Enlightenment Festival

Siri Hustvedt will be in conversation online with Professor David Dwan, in an event hosted by the Linen Hall Library, which was founded in 1788 and is the oldest library in Belfast, Northern Ireland.



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.