Upcoming Events & Appearances

February 26, 2019: 7:30 PM Reading/Q&A/Signing with Keith Gessen, Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

March 2 – 3, 2019: Tucson Festival of Books

March 10, 2019: Weston Public Library, Weston, CT.

March 14 – 15, 2019: 7:30 PM Reading and Conversation, Knutson Campus Center, Centrum, National Book Awards on Campus Program, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN.

March 23, 2019: Montclair Literary Festival, Montclair, NJ. Sigrid Nunez in conversation with her Riverhead editor Sarah McGrath. Check back for details.

April 6, 2019: Pasadena Festival of Women Authors


April 8, 2019: 7:00 PM Sigrid joins BU Creative Writing Faculty for the Annual Faculty Reading at the Hillel House of Boston University, 213 Bay State Road, 2nd floor lounge. The event is open to the public.

April 27, 2019: Chicago Humanities Festival. Check back for details.

June 1, 2019: Nyack Public Library, Nyack, NY. Check back for details.

August 3 – 4, 2019: Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival. Check back for details.

August 31, 2019: National Book Festival, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Onstage interview followed by Q&A. Check back for details.

October 20, 2019: 3:00 PM: Sigrid will be the keynote speaker at the Concord Festival of Authors in Concord, MA. Check back for details.


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.
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