1942 - Was born in San Francisco on the 19th of November.
1964 - She studied at Stanford University and at Columbia University.
1980 - Her first collection, Satan Says.
1983 - The Dead and the Living, won the Lamont Poetry Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
1987 - The Gold Cell.
1992 - The Father.
1998-2000 - She was the New York State Poet Laureate.
1999 - The Blood, Tin, Straw.
2002 - The Unswept Room.
2005 - The First Lady Laura Bush invited Olds to the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Olds wrote Laura Bush an open letter published in the October 10th, 2005 issue of The Nation.
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