INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Robert Pinsky
   
  ROBERT PINSKY is the author of six books of poetry including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996, which won the 1997 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and was a Pulitzer Prize nominee; In 1999 he co-edited Americans' Favorite Poems: The Favorite Poem Project Anthology with Maggie Dietz and has also published four books of criticism, including The Sounds of Poetry, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; two books of translation: The Inferno of Dante (1994), which received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, and a computerized novel, Mindwheel (1985). His honors include 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. Professor Pinsky teaches in the graduate writing program at Boston University, and served three times as the United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.
   
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