New American Writing: Heidi Julavits & Vendela Vida

New American Writing: Heidi Julavits & Vendela Vida

Vendela Vida is the author of the novels And Now You Can Go and Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, both of which were selected as Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times. Her recent novel is The Lovers. Vida is a founding co-editor of The Believer. Heidi Julavits is also a founding co-editor of The Believer and author of the novels The Uses of Enchantment, The Mineral Palace, and The Effect of Living Backwards.

New American Writing

This series of contemporary fiction and poetry readings is organized by Benjamin Weissman, author of two books of short fiction, most recently Headless, and professor of creative writing at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art and Design.


Location: Annex
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person, first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.