Upcoming Events & Appearances

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6:45 pm

The Spring Lecture Series at The Lewis Burke Frumkes Center For Writing & Culture at Hunter College presents Sigrid Nunez in an Onstage Interview followed by Audience Q&A

Glass Cafe, 3rd floor, Hunter College West Building, Lexington Avenue & 68th Street, NYC

To RSVP: visit https://community.hunter.cuny.edu/spring-lecture-series-the-lewis-burke-frumkes-center-for-writing–culture-at-hunter-college-reg-form or email spevents@hunter.cuny.edu
For more information, call 212-772-4295


Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020
7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

The Reading Series at Bryn Mawr College
Reading and Q&A

Wyndham, Ely Room, Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899
Free and Open to the Public
Further information here.


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
6:30 pm

BAM and the National Book Foundation present
Sigrid Nunez as part of the program




Moderated by Parul Sehgal

Peter Jay Sharp Building/Lepercq Space/BAMcafe

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

FULL PRICE TICKETS:  $70 (Includes dinner, dessert, wine, and tax)

Tickets and all information here.






Check back for coming events, including at the University of Miami (March 26); Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI (April 6); Boston University (April 7); Calvin College Festival of Faith and Writing, Grand Rapids, MI (April 16-18); Hugo House, Seattle (May 21); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (February 9, 2021).


November 20, 2019
Sigrid’s eighth novel, What Are You Going Through, will be published by Riverhead on September 8, 2020.
The Friend has been longlisted for the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award.
The Friend was also named a finalist for the 2019 Prix du Meilleur livre étranger.

October 1, 2019
Today is the pub date of Best American Short Stories 2019, which includes Sigrid’s story “The Plan.”
     L’Ami, the French edition of The Friend, published by Stock, has been longlisted for both the 2019 Prix du Meilleur livre étranger and the 2019 Prix Femina Étranger.

August 12, 2019
Read reviews of Mitz from NPR and Paris Review and a review of Mitz and The Friend in the London Review of Books.

August 6, 2019 
Today is the pub date of the new edition of Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury. Read Peter Cameron’s new afterword to the book in the Paris Review. And a conversation with Carrie Mullins about Mitz appears in Electric Literature.

July 8, 2019
Whoopi Goldberg recommends The Friend as a favorite book for summer reading on “The View.”

June 23, 2019
The Friend is a Top Five Fiction Choice of The Sunday Times (UK) 100 Best Summer Reads of 2019.

May 18, 2019
The Friend has been named a Best Book of the Year So Far by The Times (UK).

April 1, 2019
The Friend is the next selection of Moira’s Book Club of the Seattle Times. The book discussion takes place at noon on May 7th.

March 10, 2019
Sigrid’s short story “The Plan,” published in LitMag, has been selected for Best American Short Stories 2019.

March 6, 2019
Sigrid is on the shortlist for the finalists of the 2019 Simpson/Joyce Carol Oates Prize.

February 16, 2019
The Friend is a New York Times paperback bestseller and an Indie national bestseller.

February 5, 2019
Today is the pub date of the Riverhead paperback edition of The Friend.
The Friend has also just been published in the UK by Virago .

December 2018
Read a profile of Sigrid by Alexandra Alter in The New York Times.
The Friend is BuzzFeed’s Book Club December Pick.

November 2018
Sigrid’s novel The Friend has won the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction.
A Cat, by Leonard Michaels, has just been reissued by Tin House. Read Sigrid’s introduction in the Paris Review Daily.

August 2018
Read Sigrid’s review of Sight, by Jesse Greengrass, on newyorker.com.

July 2018
Sigrid has a new short story, “Hotel Story,” in the current issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.

May 26, 2018
Read Sigrid’s column in the Wall Street Journal on 5 favorite books about dogs.

March 2018
Sigrid’s story “The Plan” has been published in the current issue of LitMag.
Available by subscription and at Barnes and Noble.