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Date of Birth 20 October 1940Long Branch, New Jersey, USA

Mini Bio (1)

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.

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He graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1962 with a Bachelors degree.
He was the Poet Laureate for the United States from 1997 to 2000.

Personal Quotes (1)

New Jersey may be the most American state. It has the most different things in it, urban and rural, and the most ethnicities, so you have a rich, cultural mix.

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