Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky’s recent books are his Selected Poems (2011) and the anthology-manifesto Singing School (2015). As U.S. Poet Laureate (1997–2000), Pinsky founded the Favorite Poem Project, with a growing video library at of Americans of various professions and ages reading aloud and commenting on poems by Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Shakespeare, and others. His new book of poems is At the Foundling Hospital (2016).