- The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes(2014) in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced by Columbia University.
- The Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category was won by India-born poet Vijay Seshadri for his collection of poems “3 Sections” and would receive $10,000 reward.
- His voice is compassionate and remorseless and his 3 Sections is a “compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia.
- According to Seshadri’s biography on the Pulitzer website, he teaches poetry and non-fiction writing at liberal arts college in New York.
- Seshadri has received grants from the New York Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts
- Awarded the Paris Review’s Bernard F Conners Long Poem Prize
- The MacDowell Colony’s Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement.
- Seshadri is the fifth person of Indian origin to bag the prestigious award, the first being Gobind Behari Lal(1937),Jhumpa Lahiri, Geeta Anand and Siddhartha.
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