Louise Glück

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Louise Glück
Born (1943-04-22)22 April 1943
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Poet
Nationality United States
Alma mater Columbia University
Notable award(s) Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1993)
Bollingen Prize in Poetry (2001)

Louise Glück (born 1943 in New York City) is a Hungarian-Jewish 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. She was the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2003.

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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)

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