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Louise Glück is the author of twelve books of poetry and two collections of essays. She has received many honors for her work, including the Nobel Prize in Literature, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Bollingen Prize, Wallace Stevens Award, Lannan Literary Award, National Humanities Medal, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She judged the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize from 2003-2010 and was Poet Laureate of the United States from 2003-2004. She teaches at Yale University and Stanford University’s Wallace Stegner Fellowship Program.