American poet Louise Gluck received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

American poet Louise Gluck received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere magnificence makes particular person existence common”, the Swedish Academy stated on Thursday.

The ten million Swedish crown ($1.1 million) prize is called after dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel and has been awarded since 1901 for achievements in science, literature and peace in accordance together with his will.