Poetry Display in Memory of Nobel Laureate Posted on October 16th, 2023 by

The Wild Iris by Louise Glück

Visit the Library’s book display in memory of Nobel Prize-winning poet Louise Glück (1943-2023).

Glück was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal” (Remembering Louise Glück, Nobel Prize).

Selected Awards:

Nobel Prize in Literature, 2020
National Humanities Medal, 2015
National Book Award, 2014
Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 1993

At the end of my suffering
there was a door.

-Excerpt from Wild Iris, Louise Glück

More information:

Louise Glück’s Nobel Biography
Nobel Prize-Winning Poet Louise Glück Dies at 80 (NPR)
Poet and Nobel Laureate Louise Glück Dies at 80 (CNN)
Find works by Louise Glück in the Library’s collection
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