Bio

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Parul Sehgal is senior editor and a columnist at The New York Times Book Review. Her work has appeared in Slate, Bookforum, The New Yorker, Tin House, and The Literary Review, among other publications, and she was awarded the Nona Balakian Award from the National Book Critics Circle for her criticism. She has spoken at the New School, NYU, Harvard University, Yale Law School, Book Expo America, and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) and is a regular contributor to NPR, NY1’s The Book Reader, and Slate’s Audio Book Club.

Read an interview with Parul here.

Watch her TED talk on jealousy and literature.

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