A reading, book signing and question and answer event for Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the Domenici Center Auditorium on UNM's North Campus.

Glück, a U.S. poet laureate, is the author of numerous books of poetry, including The 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; and The 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 10th book of poetry, Averno, was nominated for the National Book Award in 2006. Her newest collection of poems, titled, A 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.

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