University of Rochester

EVENT: A Conversation with Louise Glück

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester’s River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.

April 1, 2005

Award-winning poet Louise Glück will discuss and answer questions about her work at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester’s River Campus.

Glück is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Wild Iris, which received the Pulitzer Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award; Arafat, for which she received the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry; and The Triumph of Achilles, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Boston Globe Literary Press Award, and the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Kane Award. She also has published a collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, which won the PEN/Martha Allbrand Award for Nonfiction.

Elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 1999, Glück also has served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.

Glück will first answer some questions presented by James Longenbach, the Joseph H. Gilmore Professor of English at the University, and then will answer audience questions. The event is sponsored by the Department of English. For more information, contact (585) 275-4092.




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