88th PEN International Congress
Siri gives a keynote speech on words as catalyst for creation, action, propaganda, destruction, connection, freedom and emancipation.
Hustvedt’s Perspective On Our Traumatic Present
A second in-person event at the Book Fair.
The Committed Writer
Join Siri for an in-person conversation.
Renowned Writers Read Aloud From Salman Rushdie's Work
Siri took part in the event “Stand with Salman."
The Berggruen Prize
Siri was happy to accept an invitation to join the jury for the Berggruen Prize.
NPR Book Review
Sharmila Mukherjee reviews Siri's latest book for NPR.
A hundred intellectuals from around the world demand that Putin release Navalni
Siri Hustvedt adds her voice to 99 others in an open letter to President Putin demanding the release of Alexei Navalni.
Writers Against Trump
Writers Against Trump formed to mobilize the literary community in opposition to “the racist, destructive, incompetent, corrupt, and fascist regime of Donald Trump, and to give our language, thought, and time to his defeat in November.”
Princess of Asturias Award Ceremony
Siri will attend the Princess of Asturias Awards ceremony on October 18, 2019, to accept her Literature award.
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.
Feminist stories and dangerous bodies: Siri Hustvedt in conversation with Julienne van Loon
"We talked about art, gender, misogyny, racism and cultural authority, and her long fascination with the work of US visual artist Louise Bourgeois."
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.