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Robert Polito

Robert Polito is the author of Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson and A Reader’s Guide to James Merrill’s The Changing Light at Sandover, among other books. He edited Kenneth Fearing: Selected Poems and directs the Graduate Writing Program at the New School.