David Ebershoff on Lili Elbe

November 30, 2016, 6:30 pm

Free and Open to the Public

Art & Culture Lecture Series

David Ebershoff

David Ebershoff is the author of four books, including The Danish Girl and the #1 bestseller The 19th Wife. The Danish Girl is a fictional account of painter Lili Elbe, who worked in Paris in the 1920s and 30s and became the subject of an Oscar-winning film starring Academy Award-winners Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander.

Ebershoff’s books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages to critical acclaim and Out Magazine has twice named him to its annual Out 100 list of influential LGBT people. David had a long career as an editor at Random House, where he edited more than twenty New York Times bestsellers and three Pulitzer Prize winners and a winner of the National Book Award. He teaches in the graduate writing program at Columbia University.