Poets Louise Glück and Henri Cole Give Public Reading at Yale

Yale faculty and distinguished poets Louise Glück and Henri Cole will give a reading from their work on September 29 at 6 p.m. in Saint Anthony Hall, 483 College St.

Louise Glück, who has taught at Yale University since 2004, is one of the country’s most widely admired and decorated poets. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, she has won the Bollingen Prize, The William Carlos Williams Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Wallace Stevens Award. The author of 11 volumes of verse, she served as the United States Poet Laureate 2003-2005 and has judged the Yale Series of Younger poets since 2003.

Henri Cole has written eight widely acclaimed volumes of poetry. His works include The Visible Man, Middle Earth, The Look of Things, The Zoo Wheel of Knowledge, and The Marble Queen. A longtime educator as well as a poet, he has taught at Columbia, Harvard, Reed, Brandeis, and many other universities, and he is currently on the Yale faculty. Cole has won the Berlin Prize from the American Academy at Berlin, The Rome Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship.

The event is sponsored by the Department of English and is free and open to the public.