Upcoming Events & Appearances

April 27, 2019: Chicago Humanities Festival. In conversation with Nena Torres.

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.

September 23, 2019: Pittsburgh Arts & Letters Mainstage Literary Series: “Ten Evenings” Opening Night. Pittsburgh, PA. 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.


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.
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