Sharon Olds Reads ‘Bathing the Newborn’ and Other Poems

BY Tom LeGro  October 11, 2012 at 3:49 PM EDT

Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds shares work from her latest collection of poetry, “Stag’s Leap,” a book grieving and healing at the end of a marriage. Olds also talks about her partner’s New Hampshire nature retreat where she spends her days, about finding her poetic voice in her 30s, and the “usefulness” of poetry.


Transcript: Poet Sharon Olds’ New Collection Mourns and Heals the End of a Marriage

In the web extra below, watch Sharon Olds read more of her work.


Sharon Olds

BY Tom LeGro  October 11, 2012 at 3:49 PM EDT

Sharon Olds

Sharon Olds shares work from her latest collection of poetry, “Stag’s Leap,” a book grieving and healing at the end of a marriage. Olds also talks about her partner’s New Hampshire nature retreat where she spends her days, about finding her poetic voice in her 30s, and the “usefulness” of poetry.


Transcript: Poet Sharon Olds’ New Collection Mourns and Heals the End of a Marriage

In the web extra below, watch Sharon Olds read more of her work.