In Conversation: Rachel Cohen and Vijay Seshadri

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Rachel Cohen has written essays for The New Yorker, The Guardian, The London Review of Books, Apollo, The New York Times, The Nation, The Threepenny Review, The Believer, McSweeney’s and other publications, and her essays have been anthologized in Best American Essays and in the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her third book, Austen Years: A Memoir in Five Novels, was published by FSG in July 2020. Austen Years is a meditation on reading, having children, the death of her father, five novels by Jane Austen, and reading again in times of isolation and transformation. Purchase Rachel Cohen’s work here.

Vijay Seshadri's new collection of poetry is That Was Now, This Is Then. He is also the author of 3 SectionsThe Disappearances (Harper-Collins India, 2007); The Long Meadow; and Wild Kingdom. His poems, essay, and reviews have appeared in many periodicals and anthologies, and his work has been recognized with a number of honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.