Sarabande Books, 9781932511000, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2004
The third annual edition of Sarabande's Quarternote Chapbook Series.
"Identifying with the season of autumn, the dark of it, the barren, irreversible future of it, and the beauty of it, which is not seen as redemptive, the voice of Louise Gluck is starker, more direct, more emotionally charged than it has ever been. October is a masterpiece."--Mark Strand
Louise Gluck is the author of nine books of poetry. Her many honors include a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Bobbitt National Poetry Prize, a Pulitzer Prize, the first annual New Yorker Magazine's Readers Award, an Ambassador's Award, a William Carlos Williams Award, a Lannan Literary Award, a PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction and a Bollingen Prize for Poetry.