About the Author
Louise GlÜck won the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Irisin 1993. The author of eight books of poetry and one collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry,she has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. She was named the next U.S. poet laureate in August 2003. Her most recent book is The Seven Ages. Louise GlÜck teaches at Williams College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.