Robert Pinsky

Poet, Author

1940 –

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Who is Robert Pinsky?

Robert Pinsky is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Pinsky is the author of nineteen books, most of which are collections of his own poetry. His published work also includes critically acclaimed translations, including The Inferno of Dante Alighieri and The Separate Notebooks by Czesław Miłosz. He teaches at Boston University and is the poetry editor at Slate.

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Born
Oct 20, 1940
Long Branch
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Rutgers University
  • PhD, Stanford University
    Linguistics
    ( - 1966)
  • Literature
Lived in
  • Long Branch
  • Massachusetts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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