Mary Oliver was an award-winning American poet with fans throughout the world. In addition to her numerous literary prizes, as noted by the New York Times, Oliver was “far and away, this country’s best-selling poet.”

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If you are interested in reprinting or using any of Mary Oliver’s work, please know that all of Mary Oliver’s work is protected by copyright registered with the US Copyright Office. No individual or part of her work may be reproduced and transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying or other electronic or mechanical methods or use other media, without prior written consent. To seek permission to use Mary Oliver’s work, please email us.


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NW Orchard

Mary Oliver planned for the ongoing dissemination, publication, and connection to her readers and fans. NW Orchard LLC is the successor to the Mary Oliver Estate and is the owner, by assignment, of all the intellectual property created by, or accrued to, Mary Oliver during her life, including the copyrights to all her works, as well the MARY OLIVER trademark and service mark, and all publicity rights in and to the MARY OLIVER name, image, voice, signature and biographical data.

Bill Reichblum

NW Orchard

Principal & Literary Executor


The literary work of Mary Oliver is represented by the Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency/Salky Literary Management, a boutique literary agency that represents significant authors and illustrators. Inquiries regarding publishing, foreign and domestic rights, new media, promotion or other matters should be directed to: