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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Vijay Seshadri to Give Poetry Reading at Sarah Lawrence College on Wednesday, May 3 PDF Print Email

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By Swapna Venugopal, Lohud


Apr. 26, 2017:  A poetry reading and talk titled "Poetry and the Moment: A Demonstration/Lecture" will be given by poet and Sarah Lawrence faculty member Vijay Seshadri on Wednesday, May 3, at 7:00 pm at Sarah Lawrence College.

All proceeds will benefit the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Fellowship Fund. The event is free for high school students with ID.

The Lohud Influencer Speaker Series showcases leaders in various fields who live or work in the Lower Hudson Valley.

Vijay Seshadri has been a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College since 1998, teaching nonfiction writing to undergraduate and graduate students. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2014 for 3 Sections, which the Pulitzer committee described as "a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia, in a voice that is by turns witty and grave, compassionate and remorseless."

He is also the author of Wild Kingdom, The Long Meadow, and The Disappearances (each included in New and Selected Poems; Harper Collins India).

Seshadri has been an essayist and book reviewer at various literary publications, including the New Yorker   (where he has also been an editor), the New York Times Book Review, the Threepenny Review, and the American Scholar.

Where: Donnelley Theatre at the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Sarah Lawrence College, 915 Kimball Avenue, Bronxville

Time: 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Tickets: $10 in advance online (www.lohud.com/speakerseries) and $15 at the door   

Phone: 914-696-8229

Pictured here:  Poet and Sarah Lawrence College faculty member Vijay Seshadri.

Photo courtesy Sarah Lawrence College

 

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