The Pinsky Papers is a collection of 19 linear feet of materials relating to the life and literary work of Robert Pinsky.
The collection includes his personal and professional correspondence, 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Also included are published and unpublished works by other poets, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia, as well as galley
proofs for three of Pinsky's most recent books.
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 (1966-67), Wellesley
College (1967-1980), and the University of California, Berkeley (1980-present). Since 1979, Pinsky has been poetry editor
for The New Republic.
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.
Materials generated from Jan. 1996 on are partially restricted. Please enquire.