Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds was born in San Francisco and educated at Stanford University and Columbia University. Her first book, "Satan Says "(1980), received the inaugural San Francisco Poetry Center Award. Her second, "The Dead and the Living, "was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1983 and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. "The Father "was short-listed for the T. S. Eliot Prize in England, and "The""Unswept Room "was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics...See more