Louise Glück

Poetry Review: “Winter Recipes From the Collective” — Louise Glück’s Cold Comfort

December 21, 2021
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The poems in Winter Recipes from the Collective are about bearing with life in a barren place; they do the kind of singing Bertolt Brecht said was necessary when dealing with “the dark times.”

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Poetry Feature: Louise Glück Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

October 9, 2020
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Louise Glück crafts her poems with an insinuatingly thorny power that demands the reader pay close attention.

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Poetry: On “Falling Back”— Six Poems Published in The New York Times Op-Ed Page

November 13, 2010
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Was Sunday, November 7th some sort of equinox? Were there sunspots? Whatever the cause, six poems, to my delight and surprise, appeared in the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times as a feature called “Falling Back.” I’d like to take this opportunity to editorialize about these six poems, five of which were penned by…

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