With each book of poetry, Louise Glück has deepened her range and her vision, and recognition of her work has gained over time. Among her awards are Columbia University’s Academy of American Poets’ Prize (1967), a Rockefeller Foundation grant (1968), a National Endowment for the Arts grant (1969-1970), the Eunice Tietjens Memorial Award (1971), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1975-1976), and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1981). Upon publication of her fourth book, The Triumph of Achilles, Glück received the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award (1986), the National Book Critics Circle Award (1985), and the Boston Globe Literary Press Award for poetry. Ararat, her fifth book of poems, won the Bobbitt National Prize (1992). She won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize (1993) and the William Carlos Williams Award (1992) for her collection The Wild Iris. From 1994 to 1998, she served as poet laureate of Vermont. She became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and served as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets (1999-2005). Glück, along with Rita Dove and W. S. Merwin, served as a special bicentennial consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress (1999-2000) and also served as poet laureate consultant in poetry (2003-2004). Vita Nova won the Bingham Poetry Prize and The New Yorker’s Book Award in Poetry. Her essay collection Proofs and Theories received the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction. Additional honors for her poetry include the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry (1999), the Bollingen Prize (2001), the Massachusetts Book Award in poetry (2007), and the Wallace Stevens Award (2008).