As you may know, Sharon Olds is one of the most influential poets of our time and she is coming here to Las Vegas! Her early work set a unique standard of beauty, sympathy, and truth for poets writing from personal experience. In 2012, she won the Pulitzer Prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize for her book Stag’s Leap. Her work is characterized by family troubles and triumph, having in some ways initiated the genre of Survivor Poetry in the USA, and also writing memorably of love in her own successful family. Her latest book, Odes, recently reviewed on the cover of the NY Times Arts section, describes ongoing trials of the American family.