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‘Ms. Olds Renders the Personal Universal’: Dwight Garner Reviews Sharon Olds’s Odes September 27, 2016: Dwight Garner assesses Sharon Olds (“Laureate of Sexuality”) and her latest book, Odes: “As a writer, she’s always gotten an illicit thrill from pushing boundaries, whether [...] by

Washington Post Reveals Olds, Youn, and Merwin’s Mastery September 15, 2016: Washington Post’s Elizabeth Lund reviews new books by recent award winners and long-listers Sharon Olds, Monica Youn, and W.S. Merwin. Lund starts out with Sharon Olds’s Odes which, she [...] by

Breaking News: Sharon Olds Takes Home Wallace Stevens Award September 7, 2016: We at Harriet send our collective congratulations to Sharon Olds for winning the Academy of American Poets’s Wallace Stevens Award. The award comes with a $100,000 prize. As the Washington Post [...] by

Penguin Modern Poets Strikes Back! June 14, 2016: Guardian reports that the Penguin Modern Poets Series, the UK’s publisher of such luminaries as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Stevie Smith, is relaunching in order to highlight a new [...] by

Bustle on the ‘Seven Feminist Poets You Need in Your Life’ December 21, 2015: They are a rather convincing bunch. For Bustle, Anna Szilagyi proclaims the seven necessary goddesses on your bedside table: Whether you need a metaphorical shoulder to cry on or just need some extra [...] by

Sharon Olds Reads Rodney Jones on the Newest Installment of The New Yorker’s Poetry Podcast March 20, 2014: Give a listen to the newest New Yorker poetry podcast to hear Sharon Olds read poems by Rodney Jones (as well as a few poems of her own) and join the magazine’s poetry editor, Paul Muldoon, in [...] by

Denise Duhamel on Great Books by Women Authors to Check Out in 2014 (Or Sooner) December 18, 2013: Yeah! Check them all out at Huffington Post! As the guest editor of The Best American Poetry 2013, I had a unique opportunity to examine where we are as a culture in terms of verse. As the series [...] by

Follow These Weird Tweets! May 10, 2013: NYU Local lists its favorite “weird tweets” by NYU creative writing professors and wouldn’t you know it: A few of our faves are Harriet regulars. Yes, “The Weirdest Tweets [...] by

On Proximity to Violence April 19, 2013: The day after the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I thought of Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Any Case.” When I first read the poem a number of years ago, it struck me as the sort of haunting [...] by

The Independent Discusses Sharon Olds and Confessional Poetry January 25, 2013: The Independent looks at Sharon Olds in light of her recent T. S. Eliot Prize win and the entire concept of Confessionalism. “‘No one wants to be called a confessional poet,’ [...] by