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17 January 2021

Louise Glück awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2020

8 October 2020

On Thursday 8 October 2020 The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2020 was awarded to the American poet Louise Glück

"for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal".

For comment on the award, see Alison Flood in The Guardian 8 October 2020 and Thea Hawlin in The Independent 9 October 2020

See also the statement on the Carcanet website. Carcanet has been Louise Glück's UK publisher since The Wild Iris, published in 1996 through to Faithful and Virtuous Night in 2014.