The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudge
1994The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse TranslationFarrar, Straus and Giroux$1,000David Ferry


On October 20, 1940, Robert Pinsky was born in Long Branch, New Jersey. He received a BA from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and earned both an MA and PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University, where he was a Stegner Fellow in creative writing, and studied under the poet and critic Yvor Winters.

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Robert Pinsky