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Portrait of author Sheila Heti by Malcom Brown

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
5:30pm to 7pm PT

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Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall
424 Santa Teresa Street
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The Public Humanities Initiative and McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society invite you to a reading and conversation with author Sheila Heti. 

Sheila Heti is the author of ten books, including the novels Pure Colour, Motherhood, and How Should a Person Be,  the collaborative non-fiction work Women in Clothes, and two children's books. Her book Alphabetical Diaries, which was excerpted over 10 weeks in The New York Times, will be published in early 2024. 

She was named one of "The New Vanguard" by The New York Times; a list of fifteen writers from around the world who are "shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century." Her award-winning books have been translated into twenty-five languages.  Heti was previously the Interviews Editor at The Believer magazine, and her fiction and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Bookforum, n+1, Granta, The London Review of Books, and elsewhere

This event is for Stanford affilites only and registration is required. Please kindly register here:

Masks strongly recommended and appreciated. 

This event is co-sponsored by Philosophy and Literature at Stanford.