For those who are familiar with her writing, Parul Sehgal's speeches are equally as eloquent and poetic in person as they are on the page.
Currently an editor at the New York Times Book Review, Parul Sehgal's career as a literary critic stems from her passion of literature. Parul Sehgal would receive her Masters of Fine Arts from Columbia University where she would then go on to have her writing published in many prestigious papers like Bookforum, Tin House, Slate, The Literary Review, Time Out New York, and the The Plain Dealer to name a few. Prior to being an editor at The New York Times Book Review, Parul Sehgal was a Book Editor at NPR.org and a Senior Editor at Publishers Weekly.
Parul Sehgal has won the 2010 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing and the 2008 Pan African Literary Forum's OneWorld Prize for fiction. Her incredible knowledge of the literature make Parul Sehgal's speeches worth attending.