Robert Pinsky

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Long Branch, New Jersey, USA
Robert Pinsky is the author of six books of poetry, four books of criticism, and two books of translation. His honors include a Pulitzer Prize nomination, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, Poetry Magazine's Oscar Blumenthal prize, the William Carlos Williams Award, and a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. He is currently poetry editor of the weekly Internet magazine Slate and teaches at Boston University. In 1997 Pinsky was named the United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. He lives in Newton Corner, Massachusetts. Read more...