Vijay Seshadri

b. 1954
Vijay Seshadri

Poet, essayist, and critic Vijay Seshadri was born in India and came to the United States at the age of five. Seshadri is the author of 3 Sections (2013), which won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. He has worked as an editor at the New Yorker and has taught at Bennington College and Sarah Lawrence College, where he currently directs the graduate non-fiction writing program.

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion