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Louise Glück

Louise GlückAKA Louise Elisabeth Glück

Born: 22-Apr-1943
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Wild Iris

Father: (inventor of the X-Acto knife)
Sister: (older, d. before Louise was born)
Sister: Tereze (younger)
Husband: (div.)
Son: Noah (b. circa 1973)
Husband: John T. Dranow (founder New England Culinary Institute, Vermont, div.)

    High School: Hewlett High School, Hewlett, NY (1961)
    University: Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY (dropout)
    University: Columbia University (dropout)
    Professor: Senior Lecturer, Williams College
    Professor: Yale University

    US Poet Laureate
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1993 for The Wild Iris
    National Book Critics Circle Award for The Triumph of Achilles
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 2001
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Poetry Society of America
    Hungarian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Anorexia

Author of books:
Firstborn (1968, poetry)
The House on Marshland (1975, poetry)
Descending Figure (1980, poetry)
The Triumph of Achilles (1985, poetry)
Ararat (1990, poetry)
The Wild Iris (1992, poetry)
Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry (1994, essays)
Meadowlands (1996, poetry)
Vita Nova (1999, poetry)
The Seven Ages (2001, poetry)

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