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Biography of Louise Gluck

Louise Gluck

Louise Gluck (1943 - Present)

Louise Glück (born April 22, 1943) is the author of nine books of poetry, including The Seven Ages (Ecco Press, 2001); Vita Nova (1999), which was awarded The New Yorker magazine's Book Award in Poetry; Meadowlands (1996); The Wild Iris (1992), which received the Pulitzer Prize and the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award; Ararat (1990), which received the Library of Congress's Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry; and The Triumph of Achilles (1985), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Boston Globe Literary Press Award, and the Poetry Society of America's Melville Kane Award. Louise Glück has also published a collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry (1994), which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. This fall, Sarabande Books will publish in chapbook form a new, six-part poem, "October."

In 2001 Yale University awarded Louise Glück its Bollingen Prize in Poetry, given biennially for a poet's lifetime achievement in his or her art. Her other honors include the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, the Sara Teasdale Memorial Prize (Wellesley, 1986), the MIT Anniversary Medal (2000), and fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and from the National Endowment for the Arts.

She is a member of the American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, and in 1999 was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2003 she was named as the new judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets and will serve in that position through 2007.

A resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Glück taught at Williams College from 1983 to 2004. She currently teaches at Yale University.

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49 Poems written by Louise Gluck

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10097 The Triumph Of Achilles Comments and analysis of The Triumph Of Achilles by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
9287 First Memory Comments and analysis of First Memory by Louise Gluck 5 Comments
8155 Penelope's Song
7845 Siren Comments and analysis of Siren by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
7776 Confession Comments and analysis of Confession by Louise Gluck 31 Comments
7643 The Pond Comments and analysis of The Pond by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
7615 Circe's Power
7350 The Gold Lily Comments and analysis of The Gold Lily by Louise Gluck 6 Comments
7195 Saints Comments and analysis of Saints by Louise Gluck 7 Comments
7039 The Untrustworthy Speaker
6685 Portrait
6542 Love Poem Comments and analysis of Love Poem by Louise Gluck 2 Comments
6209 The Wish
6120 Celestial Music
5942 Happiness
5769 Vespers Comments and analysis of Vespers by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
5744 The Garden
5550 Widows
5395 The Butterfly
5300 The White Lilies
5046 Lullaby
5023 A Fantasy
4783 Snow
4278 Early Darkness Comments and analysis of Early Darkness by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
4125 Circe's Torment
4004 Matins Comments and analysis of Matins by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
3992 Retreating Wind
3990 April
3894 Parable Of Faith
3767 Circe's Grief
3602 Labor Day
3512 Poem
3477 The Silver Lily
3360 Elms
3293 Parousia Comments and analysis of Parousia by Louise Gluck 9 Comments
3176 Summer
3043 Castile
2759 Cana
2087 The Wild Iris Comments and analysis of The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck 6 Comments
1496 Snowdrops
725 Odysseus' Decision Comments and analysis of Odysseus' Decision by Louise Gluck 226 Comments
567 Midnight
543 Nostos Comments and analysis of Nostos by Louise Gluck 2 Comments
524 Summer Comments and analysis of Summer by Louise Gluck 11 Comments
513 The Red Poppy Comments and analysis of The Red Poppy by Louise Gluck 10 Comments
477 Parable Of The Dove Comments and analysis of Parable Of The Dove by Louise Gluck 29 Comments
472 All Hallows
458 Horse Comments and analysis of Horse by Louise Gluck 1 Comment
395 The Fear Of Burial

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