American poet, Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

One of America’s most celebrated poets, Louise Glück, has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

The committee announced its decision Thursday morning, saying that the autobiographical poet was being recognized “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”

Louise Glück is the first American to win the global prize for literature.

 

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