- Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last.
The graves open, and the sea rises to kill us all.
Then the doorbell rang, and I went downstairs and signed for two packages—
—from “This Morning”
Graywolf at 45: Poetry reading co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America
A poetry reading featuring Catherine Barnett (Human Hours), Ilya Kaminsky (Deaf Republic), Layli Long Soldier (WHEREAS), Vijay Seshadri (3 Sections), and Monica Youn (Blackacre). Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of America and hosted by PSA Executive Director Alice Quinn.
Free and open to the public, with reception to follow.
- “Confront[s] contemporary dilemmas with caustic humor.”—The New Yorker
- “Deft yet direct, often funny and yet alert to existential quandries, this third outing . . . could be the most versatile, as well as one of the most successful, volumes this year.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
- “[Seshadri] is so talented, so able, and writes with such panache.”—Booklist
- “An extraordinary naked modern consciousness, an intensely experienced dislocation, a beautiful intelligence: Seshadri's poetry is exhilarating.”—Jonathan Franzen