Upcoming Events & Appearances

National Book Awards Reading 2018

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018 AT 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall

66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

On the eve of the 2018 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Translated Literature, Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Sigrid’s novel The Friend is a finalist for the award in fiction.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and The National Book Foundation.

Please click here to access the link to Livestream this event.



More Events

Check back for information about forthcoming events including appearances at Fairfield University MFA Writing Program Residency on Enders Island, CT (December 30), the Stonington Free Library in Connecticut (January 12), and Syracuse University (February 13).


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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