Sharon Olds (born November 19, 1942) is an American poet. Olds has been the recipient of many awards including the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award, and the first San Francisco Poetry Center Award in 1980. She currently teaches creative writing at New York University. Stag’s Leap (Cape, 2012) won the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2013. Her most recent collection is Odes (Cape, 2016). Aria is forthcoming in the US in 2019.