Sharon Olds

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Brett Hall Jones
United States
Sharon Olds is one of contemporary poetry’s leading voices. Winner of several prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Olds is known for writing intensely personal, emotionally scathing poetry, which graphically depicts family life as well as global political events. Olds holds a PhD in English from Columbia University and currently teaches in the Graduate Creative Writing Program at NYU. Her latest work is Odes, a collection of odes centered around the female body and female pleasures.
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