The newspaper El País has recently interviewed the winner of the 1st Edition of the Joan Margarit International Poetry Award the American poet Sharon Olds known for her intimate and revealing poetry. In this interview, Olds talks about his life, his work, and his vision of poetry. His focus on themes such as sexuality, death and the family, which initially attracted criticism but later won him recognition and awards, stands out. Olds, who has also taught in New York since 1984, reflects on the impact and importance of poetry in modern society, suggesting that it could have a place even in everyday places like supermarkets. The interview reveals details about his creative process, his background and his thoughts on the evolution of poetry and its role in society.
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