Glück, 77, is the author of 12 collections of poetry, including “The Wild Iris,” which won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in poetry.
“It’s only been in my head for a few hours,” Glück said, pausing to receive a bouquet delivery.
“She thinks, with tremendous lucidity, about motives, conscious and unconscious, her own and those of others,” Pinsky said in an e-mail.
I wait for it, and oftentimes I wait a long, long, long time.”The 2020 Nobel award, which includes a roughly $1.1 million cash prize, comes after several years of controversy.
Several countries, including Albania, Bosnia, and Turkey, boycotted the Nobel awards ceremony in protest, and a member of the committee that nominates candidates for the literature prize resigned.