Sharon Olds grew up in a Calvinist home in Berkeley, CA. She received a BA from Stanford University in 1964 and an English PhD from Columbia University in 1972. Olds is known for candidly exploring the ordinary and unpleasant--from toilets to take-out.
Olds did not publish her first poetry collect
Mary DiBiasio is a Midwest artist currently residing in Brooklyn, NY.. Mary has taken large influence from both Chicago, IL. and Milwaukee, WI., where she studied printmaking and participated in culture.
Her unending interest in printmaking specifically focuses on the relationship between the pl
Lorrie Moore is a short story and fiction writer. She graduated from St. Lawrence University in New York in 1978 and received an MFA from Cornell University in 1982.
Moore published her first book of short stories, Self-Help, in 1985 and quickly became known for her cleverly candid approach to p