Sharon Olds: Poems

Honors and awards

  • 1978 Creative Artists Public Service Grant[26]
  • 1978 Madeline Sadin Award, New York Quarterly[27]
  • 1979 Younger Poets Award, Poetry Miscellany[26]
  • 1980 Satan Says inaugural San Francisco Poetry Center Award.
  • 1981-1982 Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation[28]
  • 1982-1983 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship[29]
  • 1983 The Dead and the Living Lamont Poetry Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
  • 1992 The Father, shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and was a finalist for The National Book Critics Circle Award.[5][11][30]
  • 1993-1996 Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers Award [31]
  • 1998-2000 New York State Poet Laureate [32]
  • 2002 Academy of American Poets Fellowship [33]
  • 2002 The Unswept Room, Nominee for National Book Award in the Poetry category [34]
  • 2003 Judge, Griffin Poetry Prize; for “distinguished poetic achievement at mid-career”[35]
  • 2004 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Awards [36]
  • 2004 Became member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences [37]
  • 2006-2012 Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets [38]
  • 2009 One Secret Thing, shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize[39] and the Forward Prize [40]
  • 2012 T.S. Eliot Prize, Stag's Leap [18]
  • 2012 Stag’s Leap, named as one of “Oprah’s Favorite Reads of 2012” [41]
  • 2013 Pulitzer Prize, Stag's Leap [42]
  • 2014 Donald Hall-Jane Kenyon Prize in American Poetry [43]
  • 2015 Elected to become a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (to be inducted mid-May 2015)[44]

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