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Louise Glück

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Louise Glück
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BornLouise Elisabeth Glück
(1943-04-22) April 22, 1943 (age 77)
New York City, New York, USA
OccupationPoet
NationalityUnited States
Alma materColumbia University
Notable awardsPulitzer Prize for Poetry (1993)
Bollingen Prize in Poetry (2001)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2020)

Louise Elisabeth Glück (born April 22, 1943) is an American poet. She was born and raised in New York City. She has won many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993 for her book The Wild Iris and National Book Award of Poetry in 2014 for her book Faithful and Virtuous Night. She was the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003.

In 2020, she was honored with the Nobel Prize in Literature.[1]

Bibliography[change | change source]

Poetry
  • Firstborn (1968)
  • The House on Marshland (1975)
  • The Garden (1976)
  • Descending Figure (1980)
  • The Triumph of Achilles (1985)
  • Ararat (1990)
  • The Wild Iris (1992)
  • Mock Orange (1993)
  • The First Four Books of Poems (1995)
  • Meadowlands (1997)
  • Vita Nova (1999)
  • The Seven Ages (2001)
  • Averno (2006)
  • A Village Life (2009) (shortlisted for the 2010 International Griffin Poetry Prize)
Prose
  • Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry (1994)

References[change | change source]

  1. "American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature". Dhaka Tribune. 8 October 2020.

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