Carolyn Oliver writes poems, prose, and hybrid forms. She is the author of Inside the Storm I Want to Touch the Tremble (University of Utah Press, 2022; Agha Shahid Ali Prize for Poetry), The Alcestis Machine (Acre Books, forthcoming 2024), and three chapbooks. Her awards include the Goldstein Prize from Michigan Quarterly Review, the E. E. Cummings Prize from the NEPC, the Writer’s Block Prize in Poetry, and the Frank O’Hara Prize from The Worcester Review, where she now serves as editor. She is a 2023-24 Artist in Residence at Mount Auburn Cemetery.



Work with Carolyn