Robert Polito

Robert Polito

Robert Polito is an American academic, critic and poet. In 2013, Polito was named the president of the Poetry Foundation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Robert Polito has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Forum as a Director for the Graduate Writing Program of the New School University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 2,483 views per program as a Poetry Chair for the National Book Awards. Most appearances with Steven G. Kellman (2), Louise Gluck (2), Eric Banks (2).

Appearances by Title:c. July 1, 2013 - Present President, Poetry Foundation Videos: 1 Poetry Chair, National Book Awards Videos: 1 c. January 1, 1992 - Present Director, Graduate Writing Program, New School University Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Leaving Orbit</em>

    Leaving Orbit

    Margaret Lazarus Dean talked about her book, Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight. She spoke with Robert…

  • 2014 National Book Awards

    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners…

  • 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Book TV presents the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards from The New School in New YorkCity. The awards are presented annually by…

  • 2009 National Book Critics Circle Awards Ceremony

    2009 National Book Critics Circle Awards Ceremony

    Each year the National Book Critics Circle nominates authors of books from six categories: fiction, general non-fiction,…

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