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Barry Schwabsky at Hyperallergic: Not Not Reading Louise Glück, But Asking Real Questions October 15, 2013: Good read from this weekend's Hyperallergic: Barry Schwabsky writes about the poem’s relation to its subject; or, not reading Louise Glück. After engaging a review in a recent issue of the London Review of Books of Louise Glück’s Poems 1962–2012, Schwabsky determines that reviewer and University of Michigan professor Gillian White [...] by

On Setting Louise Glück’s Averno to Music June 26, 2013: The May/June issue of the PN Review has an interview with Boston-based composer Elena Ruehr, who has recently set the text of Louise Glück's Averno to music: "For Averno, I was inspired to write a cantata after listening to the Brahms Requiem at a live concert. The relationship between the solo voices and the chorus is very interesting. The [...] by

Gawker’s 50 Least Important Writers December 26, 2012: Gawker's serving up the news that doesn't exactly stay news with this rip, not on Louise Glück (and that's Glück with an umlaut to you) but on poetry—yes, all of it! Louise Gluck Former Poet Laureate Louise Gluck is one of America's most important living poets, which makes her one of America's least important writers. Seriously, [...] by

‘A Major Poet in a Minor Range,’ Michael Robbins Reviews Louise Glück’s Poems 1962-2012 December 11, 2012: Over at the Los Angeles Review of Books, Michael Robbins reviews Louise Glück's Poems 1962-2012, observing that "Glück is as important and influential a poet as we have in America, a tagline whose strangeness deepens the more one reads her." And indeed Robbins draws out the strangeness in Glück's lifework, the good and the bad. Now [...] by

Louise Glück Praised at the New York Times November 9, 2012: At the New York Times, Dwight Garner reviews Louise Glück's Poems 1962-2012, comparing her precise verses to the slice of an X-acto knife (which he reminds us Glück's father helped to invent). Garner tells us: Ms. Glück’s new and career-spanning “Poems 1962-2012” is a major event in this country’s literature, perhaps this [...] by

Tribute to Louise Glück October 26, 2012: From Poets.org: December 14, 2012, 7:00 PM Theresa Lang Center, The New School, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY Free and open to the public (limited seating) In celebration of former Academy of American Poets Chancellor Louise Glück’s Poems 1962-2012, forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Ecco Press this [...] by

Louise Glück Is a Marvelous Yelper February 22, 2012: Former Poet Laureates! They're just like us! Turns out our friend Louise Glück is quite the Yelper. Having recently utilized the services of Heather's Home Cleaning in Berkeley, Glück waxed fondly: I am writing this review on behalf of Louise Gluck, a visiting professor at the University I work for: When I first walked into the [...] by

Your epithalamium is showing November 20, 2010: Adam O'Riordan takes Guardian readers on a tour through epithalamia (no x-rays or invasive surgery required.) Though it sounds more like an obscure piece of anatomy you never knew existed until you embarrassingly managed to strain it while mowing the lawn, the epithalamium is "a handsome but disconcertingly formal word meaning simply a poem for a [...] by

Without Walls: Kyle Schlesinger Edits ABR April 16, 2010: Kyle Schlesinger, friend, colleague, and editor of countless invaluable bibilographic and poetic objects, has a wonderful feature in the most recent American Book Review, entitled "Poetry Without Walls." To give you a sense of this project, I quote at length from Schlesinger's introduction to the feature: "Readers will notice that there is [...] by

Shadow Boxers April 12, 2010: When I read Daisy Fried’s nerdy poet category, I thought of poets who are garrulous, who write conversational poems that careen off in one direction, then veer to investigate a side conversation, which leads to other conversations, and so on. This tendency to digress might not hold a reader’s attention if something doesn’t stay constant. [...] by