Thursday, 15 October 2020 14:13

Skidmore Honorary Wins Nobel Prize

SARATOGA SPRINGS — American poet Louise Gluck, a Skidmore College honorary degree recipient and a regular participant in the New York State Summer Writers Institute hosted by the college for more than three decades, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. 

Gluck, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her collection “The Wild Iris” in 1993, was U.S. poet laureate 2003-2004. Her most recent book, “Faithful and Virtuous Night,” published in 2014, won a National Book Award. 

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