Poetry 365

June 26, 2014

Poet Vijay Seshadri

This month for Poetry 365 we’re featuring Vijay Seshadri’s remarkable new book 3 Sections.  Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, this third collection from the regular New Yorker essayist and book critic employs a wide array of poetic forms to examine modern consumer culture, age-old angst, and Seshardri’s South Asian Heritage.  Favorably compared to the work of Robert Frost by way of John Ashbery, these expertly-crafted poems show why Time Out New York named Seshadri “one of the most respected poets working in America today.”  So don’t miss this terrific new book, sample a poem below, and make sure to stop back next month for Poetry 365.

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