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Siri Hustvedt

Biography

Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt is the internationally acclaimed author of a book of poems, six novels, four collections of essays and a work of nonfiction. In 2012, she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. Her novel THE BLAZING WORLD was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Lost Angeles Book Prize for Fiction. She has also published numerous papers in scholarly and scientific journals. She has a PhD in English literature from Columbia University and is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her work has been translated into over 30 languages. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Siri Hustvedt