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Sharon Olds

  • Aired: 04/22/2014
  • 26:49
  • Rating: NR
The Poetry Foundation describes Sharon Olds as “one of contemporary poetry’s leading voices. Winner of several prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Olds in known for writing intensely personal, emotionally scathing poetry which graphically depicts family life as well as global political events.
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Yankee writer and humorist Rebecca Rule sits down with Sharon Olds for a discussion.
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