Past Event

Writing Life - Nicole Krauss

January 15, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 3227 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (7th Floor, L7-119)

Nicole Krauss, award-winning author and the Writer-in-Residence at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, will share her insights into the writer’s life as a process of discovery through learning, thinking, and creating. Ms. Krauss will be joined in conversation with Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Daphna Shohamy

Nicole Krauss has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most important novelists.” She is the author of the international bestsellers, Forest DarkGreat House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and The History of Love, which won the Saroyan Prize for International Literature and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, and was short-listed for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes. Her first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists, and in 2010 she was chosen by The New Yorker for their “Twenty Under Forty” list. Her fiction has been published in The New YorkerHarper’sEsquire, and Best American Short Stories, and her books have been translated into thirty-six languages. Find out more at

This event is the official launch for Ms. Krauss’ 2020 residency at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute. Her residency is hosted by Dr. Shohamy. If you have questions about the program or would like to meet with Ms. Krauss during her residency, please contact [email protected].