Pinsky and The Simpsons — uh, oh yeah — and a new poetry anthology

Robert Pinsky takes orders from Bart Simpson, or at least from a clock commanding the former poet laureate in Bart’s voice to write. (Pinsky received the clock after a guest appearance on The Simpsons; he once wrote a piece praising the show for The New York Times Magazine. )

The Boston Globe drops the detail about the clock in a brief piece about an event celebrating An Invitation to Poetry: A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology, which Pinsky co-edited. (Via the newly-redesigned Bookninja, where the boys have some interesting thoughts on the demise of newspapers’ stand-alone books sections.)


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