march, 2021

16mar7:30 pmEat, Drink & Be Literary: Sigrid Nunez7:30 pm EST

Event Details

Sigrid Nunez. Credit: Rebecca Clarke

Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music

Moderated by Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The New Yorker.

“one of the most dizzyingly accomplished of our writers” —Gary Shteyngart

Join Sigrid Nunez for an evening of intimate discourse and reflection at this digital event, rescheduled from last spring due to the shutdown.

Nunez has published seven novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, and The Friend, which was a New York Times bestseller and won the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction. Her most recent novel, What Are You Going Through, was published by Riverhead Books in 2020. Her other honors include four Pushcart Prizes, a Whiting Award, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, and the Rome Prize in Literature. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories 2019 and four anthologies of Asian American literature. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Her eighth novel, What Are You Going Through, will be published by Riverhead Books in September. Nunez lives in New York City.

Please visit BAM’s website to purchase tickets.

Purchase copies of featured authors’ books from Greenlight bookstore here.

This program includes closed captioning. If there is anything we can do to make this program as accessible to you as possible, please let us know. Contact BAM at with any questions, suggestions, or for additional information.


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