Passwords: Vijay Seshadri on W.H. Auden
Poet Vijay Seshadri addresses the life and work of this prolific British-born poet, who spent much of his life in New York creating an unparalleled body of work.
Vijay Seshadri is Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Non-Fiction and The Michele Tolela Chair in Writing at Sarah Lawrence College. His two collections of poetry are The Long Meadow (2005), which won the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets, and Wild Kingdom (1996). His poem "Lifetime" won the Paris Review Bernard F. Conners Long Poem Prize. He is former editor at The New Yorker. He lives in Brooklyn