Louise Glück


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in New York City, The United States
April 22, 1943

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Glück was born in New York City of Hungarian Jewish heritage and grew up on Long Island. Glück attended Sarah Lawrence College and later Columbia University.

Glück is the author of twelve books of poetry, including: "A Village Life" (2009); Averno (2006), which was a finalist for The National Book Award; The Seven Ages (2001); Vita Nova (1999), which was awarded The New Yorker'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. Louise Glück has also published a collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry (19
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The Wild Iris

4.21 avg rating — 6,123 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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Averno

4.18 avg rating — 2,282 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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Faithful and Virtuous Night

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The First Four Books of Poems

4.16 avg rating — 1,133 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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Meadowlands

4.11 avg rating — 1,040 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Ararat

4.06 avg rating — 818 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Vita Nova

3.94 avg rating — 752 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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A Village Life

3.97 avg rating — 732 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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The Seven Ages

3.91 avg rating — 661 ratings — published 2000 — 6 editions
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Poems 1962-2012

4.52 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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