The Guardian

October 22, 2012

Kate Kellaway Reviews Stag’s Leap             Sharon Olds’s moving, insightful poems about the end of her marriage are her best yet “This out-of-the-ordinary collection, about the end of a marriage, goes beyond the confessional. Sharon Olds, who has always had a gift for describing intimacy, has, in a sense, had these […]

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PBS NEWS HOUR

October 16, 2012

Watch Weekly Poem: Sharon Olds Reads ‘Diagnosis’ on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

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Concord Monitor: Unexpected love poems

October 10, 2012

Author deals with divorce with depth     Poet Sharon Olds with Carl Wallman on their porch in Pittsfield. She and Wallman, a retired cattle farmer, met in 2006. By Mike Pride / Monitor columnist October 7, 2012 “Divorce after a long marriage usually leaves at least one former spouse bitter and angry. The pain of betrayal blots […]

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Weekly Poem on PBS

October 1, 2012

In anticipation of the PBS News Hour profile on Sharon Olds (coming soon!) here’s a featured Poem of the Week on their blog. See the whole poem and video HERE.  

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Tulane hosts Dan Baum and poet Sharon Olds

September 28, 2012

“On the surface, it looks like a sad week at Tulane University. Sharon Olds will read from the poetry she wrote about her divorce (October 1); and author Dan Baum will talk about his work as a reporter and essayist in post-Katrina New Orleans (October 2). But don’t be fooled: these writers know how to […]

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Poetry a La Mode

September 18, 2012

Be sure to check out the September issue of Vogue Magazine! An amazing interview with Sharon Olds who gives us insight into her newest collection, Stag’s Leap.  “I was never good at being angry,” says Olds, who wrote hundreds of poems over the course of that year, 49 of which are included in the collection; […]

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Sharon Olds Talks About Her Newest Collection of Poetry in O Magazine!!

September 18, 2012

At one time or another, it happens—the person we most love goes away. How do we survive it—and thrive? Celebrated poet Sharon Olds weighs in! Married for 30 years and the mother of two children, Sharon Olds was suddenly informed by her husband that he was leaving her for another woman. This fall, in her […]

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