Sheila Heti: “Alphabetical Diaries”

March 15, 2023 at 4:00pm

In collaboration with the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at Western University, Words is pleased to support an afternoon visit with award-winning author and distinguished speaker Sheila Heti!

Sheila Heti: “Alphabetical Diaries”

Distinguished Speaker

Wednesday, 15 March, 4PM

SHEILA HETI is the author of ten books, including the novels Motherhood, which was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and How Should a Person Be?, which New York magazine deemed one of the “New Classics” of the twenty-first century. She was named one of the “New Vanguard” by the New York Times book critics, who, along with a dozen other magazines and newspapers, chose Motherhood as a top book of 2018. Her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Pure Colour is the recipient of the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction.

This past fall, she is in residence at Yale as the Franke Visiting Fellow, and as Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Religious Studies. She lives in Toronto and Kawartha Lakes, Ontario.

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