Vijay Seshadri is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, essayist, and critic. He is the author of Wild Kingdom (1996), The Long Meadow (2003), which won the James Laughlin Award, and 3 Sections (2013). His poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in A Public Space, AGNI, The Threepenny Review, and The Paris Review, among many other publications. Seshadri has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the NEA, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He has worked as an editor at The New Yorker and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, where he founded and for ten years directed the nonfiction writing program.