University of Rochester

EVENT: Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 6:30 p.m., reception, 7:00 p.m., reading, Thursday, March 16, Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public Note: Parking on University lots is available after 7 p.m. weeknights.

February 28, 2000

Louise Glück, who has earned national and international acclaim as the author of Wild Iris, will read from her works as part of a reading and writing series sponsored by the Department of English at the University of Rochester.

Glück, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Wild Iris, will appear at the University on Thursday, March 16. The evening, which is free and open to the public, includes a reception at 6:30 p.m. and a reading at 7 p.m. in Lander Auditorium in Hutchison Hall on the River Campus. Her appearance is part of the Donald R. Clark Enrichment Program in Contemporary Writing.

Glück is the author of eight books of poems and a collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, which received the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. She has also won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the Lannan Literary Award, and the William Carlos Williams Award. Glück is a Fellow of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Glück currently serves as a senior lecturer in English at Williams College in Massachusetts, and frequently reads at universities across the country and overseas. She has also given poetry readings at the White House, the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Chicago Art Museum.