Hopwood welcomes Poet Laureate

. October 1, 2015.
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One of the most decorated poets of the modern age makes an appearance at the Hopwood Room to share a lifetime of literary wisdom. Louise Gluck is the author of 17 books of poetry, the most recent of which, Faithful and Virtuous Night, won the 2014 National Book Award in Poetry. A former United States Poet Laureate, Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2003, and in addition to numerous other honors, is currently a writer-in-residence at Yale University. She’ll be on-hand as part of the Helen Zell MFA visiting writers program to discuss her work and the life of a writer with students and the general public.

3:00 PM, October 29
Free
The Hopwood Room, Angell Hall, Rm. 1176, 505 S. State St.
lsa.umich.edu/hopwood

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