The Blaney Lecture

Sharon Olds
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Sharon Olds  presented the lecture "Favorite Moments in Poems from Chaucer to Clifton" on November 3, 2016 at The New School. In this, our annual Blaney Lecture, Olds read and discussed poems that have been pivotal for her as a poet. The annual Blaney Lecture was created in memory of former Academy of American Poets Board member Dorothy Gulbenkian Blaney by a gift from her estate. 


Past Blaney Lectures