Carcanet Press
Quote of the Day
an admirable concern to keep lines open to writing in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and America.
Seamus Heaney

Louise Gluck

  • About
  • Louise Glück was born in 1943 in New York and grew up on Long Island. She started her teaching career in 1971 at Goddard College, Vermont. She is the author of eleven books of poems and a volume of essays. She has won the Pulitzer Prize (for Wild Iris in 1992), the National Book Critics Circle Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, the Bobbitt National Poetry Prize and the Ambassador's Award for her poetry, as well as the PEN / Martha Albrand Award for Non-fiction. Her 2000 collection Vita Nova won the first annual New Yorker Readers Award. In 2009 she delivered the Blashfield Foundation address at the American Academy. Her 2014 collection, Faithful and Virtuous Night, is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection. Louise Glück is also a former US Poet Laureate and teaches at Yale University.
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog Spark and the Brontes: A literary obsession read more Manchester Pride Weekend read more Carcanet at the Edinburgh Book Festival 2014 read more Stallworthy's War Poet and 25% off selected Carcanet war poetry titles read more Spotlight on the Author: An Interview with Kei Miller read more Save the date! A summer of events from Carcanet read more
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2014 Carcanet Press Ltd