Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet and U.S. Poet Laureate Louise Glück is visiting UNM North Campus for a reading, book signing and Q&A event February 9. Glück is the author of numerous books of poetry, includingThe Wild Iris(1992), which received the Pulitzer Prize and the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award;Ararat(1990), for which she received the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry; andThe 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. Glück’s tenth book of poetry,Averno, was nominated for the National Book Award in 2006. Her newest collection of poems, entitledA Village Life, was published 2009. Glück’s honors also include fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations, and from the National Endowment for the Arts. Glück currently is Rosenkranz writer-in-residence at Yale University.

This free event is slated Wednesday, February 9, 12:15-1:15 p.m.on UNM's North Campus, Domenici Center Auditorium.


Contact: Luke Frank, 272-3322