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Pinsky (Robert) Papers
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This collections contains material relating to the life and literary work of Robert Pinsky. The collection includes his personal and professional correspondence, interviews, poetry, literary criticism, and academic notes and papers. Also included are published and unpublished works by other poets, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia, as well as drafts and proofs of Pinsky's published works.
Robert Pinsky, poet and literary critic, was born in 1940 in Long Beach, New Jersey. He studied English at Rutgers University (B.A., 1962) and Stanford University (M.A. and Ph.D., 1967). He has taught at the University of Chicago, Wellesley College, and the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Boston University, where he was awarded the title of William Fairfield Warren Distinguished professor in 2015. He was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 1997-2000.
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Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Collection is open for research with the exception of Box 90. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.