Carolyn Oliver is a poet, writer, and editor based in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Carolyn is the author of the poetry collection Inside the Storm I Want to Touch the Tremble (University of Utah Press, forthcoming 2022), selected by Matthew Olzmann for the Agha Shahid Ali Prize. Her writing appears in The Massachusetts Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Indiana ReviewPlume, Cincinnati ReviewFIELDIndiana ReviewCopper NickelCherry Tree, Michigan Quarterly ReviewThrushBoothThe South Carolina ReviewTin House Online, SmokeLong Quarterly, 32 Poems, Southern Indiana Review, America, and Tahoma Literary Review, among other journals and anthologies.