Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and many other honors, Louise Glück is the author of thirteen collections of poetry. She served as the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2003 to 2004 and as the judge of the Yale Series of Younger Poets from 2003 to 2010. Her poems are known for their confessional subject matter, use of mythology, and stark, uncompromising portrayal of inner life. Her work is collected in the volume Poems 1962-2012, followed by Faithful and Virtuous Night in 2014 and the essay collections Proofs and Theories (1994) and American Originality (2017).