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Wisconsin Book Festival Presents: Sheila Heti

Saturday, May 20, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Presented in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, host of the 2023 Society for Novel Studies' Bi-annual Conference. Novelist Sheila Heti will deliver a keynote address on “Where Do the Words Come From". 

The Society for Novel Studies exists to further the study of the novel as a genre and to examine the role of fiction in engaging, formulating, and shaping the world. 

This year, join in a conversation on the theme of "The Novel and the Archive". Understanding the novel as a historical and contemporary phenomenon, as a genre continually open to change and experimentation, and as a national, regional, transnational, and global form. What does the novel archive? And how does the archive manage the novel’s horizons?

This event will be held at The Pyle Center.