Photo: Marcus Mam, Vogue, Sep. 2012

Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds is the author of twelve books of poetry, with her newest collection Balladz forthcoming in 2022. Arias (2019) was shortlisted for the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize, and Stag’s Leap (2012) won both the Pulitzer Prize and England’s T. S. Eliot Prize. Olds is the Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Creative Writing at New York University’s Graduate Creative Writing Program, where she helped to found workshop programs for residents of Coler-Goldwater Hospital and for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. She lives in New York City.

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