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MOOCing with Al Filreis and Robert Pinsky September 12, 2014: If you’ve been out of school for a while, or in school and want to brush up on your poetry reading chops, a trove of online poetry classes exist to help you out. The Learning Lab section of our [...] by

Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd : The Hypermeter of collaboration December 9, 2013: It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those who knew him and his work, his departure touched everyone.  He was a Black man. A Gay man.  He [...] by

Poe and Bishop Appear at Pinsky’s Poetry Forum Today October 23, 2013: We’re thrilled to see Robert Pinsky’s Poetry Forum continuing on after we hosted a series of “Open Door” pieces last month, penned by the former PLOTUS himself. Those pieces [...] by

Welcoming Robert Pinsky September 3, 2013: Every Wednesday in the month of September we’ll be posting short “Open Door” pieces by Robert Pinsky with the hope of generating discussion around a particular poem. Tune in [...] by

Robert Pinsky + Stephen Colbert Are Totally Going to Prom, You Guys May 9, 2013: Ladies and germs! Prom season is upon us! If you’re looking for that prom proposal “to land you the date of your dreams,” look no further than this segment from The Colbert Report, [...] by

Robert Pinsky Considers Plainness in Light of Anne Bradstreet August 22, 2012: Robert Pinsky looks at the first published female American poet Anne Bradstreet for his most recent Slate column. Initially, Pinsky writes about simplicity: “Sometimes, the most plain surfaces [...] by

Robert Pinsky Discusses Ben Jonson’s Speaker at Slate July 17, 2012: Slate posted a nice bit of poetry criticism by Robert Pinsky today. Using poems by Walt Whitman and Elizabeth Bishop as launchpads, Pinsky dives in to Ben Jonson’s “On My First Son” [...] by

The Ever-Evolving Mr. Pinsky June 28, 2012: Praising his constant search for stronger language, The Nation looks back at former poet laureate Robert Pinsky’s career. Jeremy Bass notes the change in Pinsky’s methods from publication [...] by

lost poets and found poetry in washington, d.c. November 24, 2009: (Photo Credit: Thomas Sayers Ellis) I’m good at getting lost. A few years ago, living in a French town so small even its residents had barely heard of it, I lost my way at least once a week. I was [...] by