Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Gluck will read from her works at 8 p.m. March 13, in the Alumni House at UNCG.
Gluck, who won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for ``The Wild Iris,' has published seven books of poetry with Ecco Press, including her most recent, ``Meadowlands.' She has won numerous awards in addition to the Pulitzer Prize, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and the Academy of American Poets Prize.Her collection of essays, ``Proofs and Theories,' won the PEN / Martha Albrand Award for nonfiction. She also has acted as judge and reader for several poetry contests and foundations, including the National Poetry Series.
Gluck, a New York City native, was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, where she studied under the poet Stanley Kunitz. She has taught and lectured at a number of institutions and has been a professor of English at Williams College in Massachusetts since 1984.
The reading, which will be followed by a reception and book signing, is open to the public at no charge. The event is sponsored by the UNCG Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing Program.
For information, call 334-5459.