Sharon Olds is a poet who was born in San Francisco, Ca on 11/19/1942. She was educated at Stanford and Columbia Universities, earning her B.A. and Ph.D., respectively.
Among the awards she has won for her poerty are a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a National Book Critics Circle Award, and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.
Her bibliography includes:
- Satan Says (1980)
- The One Girl at the Boys' Party (1983)
- The Dead and the Living (1984)
- The Gold Cell. Knopf (1987)
- The Father (1993)
- The Wellspring (1996)
- Blood, Tin, Straw (1999)
- The Unswept Room (2002)
- Strike Sparks: Selected Poems (2004)
- One Secret Thing (2008)