Sharon Olds: Arias of the Personal and Political

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Bram and Bluma Appel Salon

789 Yonge Street

#2nd floor

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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Sharon Olds presents Arias, her radical new collection of intimate life and political conscience, of race and class and a mother's violence.

One of contemporary poetry’s leading voices, Sharon Olds writes with sensuality, humor, sprung rhythm, and remarkable imagery, to express truths about domestic and political violence, sexuality, family relationships, love, and the body. She is the winner of several prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award.

Hear Sharon Olds read from her new collection, followed by a conversation about her career and trajectory as a poet. Conversation hosted by Jane Siberry.


Q&A and book signing to follow. Books available for purchase.




Please don't print your tickets! We're trying to reduce paper waste for Appel Salon events, so please don't bother printing your ticket. We'll either scan your ticket on your smartphone or quickly find your name on our tablets and check you in.

Arrive early, meet people. The talk starts at 7 pm, but doors open at 6 pm. Come early so you can chat with your fellow literature lovers, and make new friends. As with all Appel Salon events, we'll have a cash bar with a selection of beer, wine, and liquor, as well as sandwiches and snacks.




This event is part of our signature literary series The Appel Salon, where we host local and international authors in conversation about their new books and big ideas. The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a literary and cultural programming space on the second floor of the Toronto Reference Library. Check out the full lineup at tpl.ca/appelsalon

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789 Yonge Street

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Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

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