Best of Boston

BEST Poet

2000 BEST Poet, Local

Louise Gluck

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1999 BEST Poet

Robert Pinsky, Boston University

Through his writings, readings, teaching, radio readings, inspired translations, and generosity to other poets, Pinsky is truly poetry in motion. Small wonder that he’s also the nation’s poet laureate. read more»

1997 BEST Poet

Robert Pinsky

Take a quick trip through his poems from the past 30 years—recently collected in The Figured Wheel—and you’ll discover a poet equally at home with the complexities of a 12-part poem on “An Explanation of America” and the simplicity of… read more»