Robert Polito

Robert Polito is a poet, critic, and scholar. He has served as the Director of the Writing Program at The New School since 1992 and was the president of the Poetry Foundation from 2013 to 2015. He is the author of the poetry books Hollywood & God and Doubles, as well as Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson and At Titan's Breakfast: Three Essays on Byron's Poetry.


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