Robert Casper is the head of the Poetry Office at the Library of Congress. For over 80 years the office has been home to the Consultant in Poetry/Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, also known as the U.S. Poet Laureate. Robert has previously worked at the Poetry Society of America and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, and he has served as poetry board chair for the Brooklyn Literary Council. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.