Louise Gluck

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Birthday
22, 1943
Birthplace
New York City, NY
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Birthday
22, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Former U.S. Poet Laureate who is known for works such as Firstborn and A Village Life. Her 2006 poetry collection, Averno, was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Before Fame

She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, but failed to graduate from either institution.

Trivia

She won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris.

Family Life

She was born on New York's Long Island to a family of Hungarian-Jewish immigrants.

Associated With

She succeeded Billy Collins as U.S. Poet Laureate.