Sigrid Nunez


Writer in Residence

BA, Barnard College
MFA, Columbia University

Room 221

Sigrid Nunez has published eight novels, including The Friend, winner of the 2018 National Book Award, and, most recently, What Are You Going Through. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. She has been the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, the Rome Prize in Literature, and a Guggenheim. This year, she was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work has been translated into thirty languages.

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