Catch up: Audrey Niffenegger on work habits – creative procrastination, endless coffee breaks, some thoughts on headphones, or how I eventually managed to overcome inertia and finish the darn book

Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife, gave the third 2018-19 Arts and Humanities Prokhorov Lecture to an audience of 230 people (9 May 2019). The talk revealed new insights into her work habits, from creative procrastination and endless coffee breaks to overcoming inertia.

About our speaker

Audrey Niffenegger is the world-famous author of The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003), which in 2009 was made into a Hollywood film starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana.

Her second novel, Her Fearful Symmetry, came out in 2009.

A visual artist by training, Audrey Niffenegger has also published several graphic novels. She is currently working on a sequel to The Time Traveler’s Wife, provisionally entitled The Other Husband.

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