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which has been

the salvation of our people

Since to speak the truth gives

the illusion of freedom.

Louise Gluck, “Legend”


Louise Glück - October

The light has changed;
middle C is tuned darker now.
And the songs of morning sound over-rehearsed.

This is the light of autumn, not the light of spring. 214 more words


Louise Glück: Hers is a world of darkness, a world of beauty…

Louise Glück, Poems 1962-2012. Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2013. $40.00. Call (504) 524-2940 to order or visit us!

If you have encountered Louise Glück’s work only through the odd anthology, or if you haven’t yet had the chance to discover her, this beautiful volume is the perfect way to delve deep into the canon of one of America’s most important contemporary poets. 464 more words

National Book Awards 2014

By now you’ve all probably seen the NBA 2014 winners list. On the National Book Foundation’s website there are interviews with winners and some clips from the awards ceremony. 289 more words

Book Awards

Louise Glück Wins National Book Award for Poetry 2014

And I couldn’t be happier! I’m desperate to pick up a copy of Faithful and Virtuous NightHer book, The Wild Iris, changed the way I read and think about poetry. 38 more words