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LARB Pairs Poetry by Robert Pinsky & Tess Taylor January 19, 2017: For her series “Second Acts,” Lisa Russ Spaar pairs second books by Robert Pinsky (An Explanation of America, 1979) and Tess Taylor (Work & Days, 2016), which address the vexing [...] by

TIME: Poets ‘Find Solace in Verse’ on Eve of Trump’s Inauguration January 18, 2017: On the eve of Donald Trump’s election to the White House, poets around the nation are organizing poetry slams, readings, and events, to resist the incoming administration and inspire protest. [...] by

Guardian Reviews English Renaissance Poetry edited by John Williams April 15, 2016: Guardian’s Nicholas Lezard applauds a collection of English Renaissance Poetry edited by American author and academic John Williams. Originally published in 1963, this is a [...] by

The New Yorker Looks at Robert Pinsky’s Video Game Mindwheel January 22, 2016: At The New Yorker, James Reith remembers when “text adventures” were at the forefront of video gaming–and that Robert Pinsky was at the forefront of text adventures. “U.S. [...] by

Actualizing Democratic Vistas April 30, 2015: Tribute to …Pinsky, Walcott?. Poet, Educator, Mentor The cold, cyclical dark, turning and returning. Even in the scorched and frozen world of the dead after the holocaust The wheel as it turns [...] by

Robert Pinsky Reads Samuel Beckett’s ‘Cascando,’ Disagrees with Paul Muldoon January 13, 2015: At Slate, an argument between Robert Pinsky and Paul Muldoon about Samuel Beckett’s love poem, “Cascado,” is brewing. While Paul Muldoon writes “this is truly dreadful [...] by

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