Sheila Heti & Teresa Bücker »Mermaids, Stories and Sex«

»Mermaids, Stories and Sex« – Sheila Heti in conversation with Teresa Bücker

Sheila Heti is the current Picador Guest Professor for Literature at the University of Leipzig. Heti is the author of eight books of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels »Motherhood«, »How Should a Person Be?«, and the story collection, »The Middle Stories«. She was featured by the New York Times as one of »The New Vanguard«; a list of fifteen women writers from around the world who are »shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century.« Her books have been translated into twenty-two languages.

Teresa Bücker works as a freelance journalist, moderator and consultant. Until June 2019, she worked as editor-in-chief of the online magazine EDITION F and was awarded »Journalist of the Year« in 2017 and again in the category »Culture« in 2019. At conferences, in magazines, on television and in workshops, she regularly discusses the changing world of work (new work, organizational culture, leadership, diversity & inclusion), justice, power, sexual empowerment and digital strategies for journalism.

On May 19, Sheila Heti read from her books »The Middle Stories« and »How Should a Person Be?«. Afterwards, the author spoke with Teresa Bücker about writing, her time as a Picador Guest Professor, online seminars, sex and feminism.

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