Guest Post: Balakian Award Winner Parul Sehgal Accepts

(From Critical Mass, the blog of the National Book Critics Circle) by Parul Sehgal | Mar-15-2011 This year’s Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, to Parul Sehgal, whose remarks are here: I’m a bit overwhelmed. And I must confess that I’m wearing a sari not so much to signal ethnic pride than to conceal the knockingContinue reading “Guest Post: Balakian Award Winner Parul Sehgal Accepts”

Scott McLemee on Balakian Winner Parul Sehgal

(From Critical Mass, the blog of the National Book Critics Circle) by Scott McLemee | Mar-15-2011 Balakian award winner Scott McLemee, for three years chair of the Balakian committee, welcomes the newest Balakian honoree, Parul Sehgal: Next month marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Nona Balakian, the founding member of the National Book Critics CircleContinue reading “Scott McLemee on Balakian Winner Parul Sehgal”

A critical look at criticism with Parul Sehgal, SOA ’10

By Allison Malecha (from the Columbia Spectator, 2/14/2010) Words on someone who writes words on words—this is the result of a profile on a book critic. Parul Sehgal, Columbia University School of the Arts ’10, is the Nonfiction and Audio Reviews Editor for Publishers Weekly, a regular contributor to Time Out New York and O Magazine,Continue reading “A critical look at criticism with Parul Sehgal, SOA ’10”

Scott McLemee Interviews Balakian Recipient Parul Sehgal

(From Critical Mass, the blog of the National Book Critics Circle) On Saturday, the NBCC announced that this year’s recipient of the annual Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing was Parul Sehgal. Here, in his regular column at Insidehighered.com, NBCC board member Scott McLemee speaks with Sehgal–Ed. Nona Balakian was an editor at The New York TimesContinue reading “Scott McLemee Interviews Balakian Recipient Parul Sehgal”