Jean Valentine, when once asked about the difference between a short poem and a longer poem, answered that a short poem was “like putting your face in icy water.” The water in Mike White’s Addendum to a Miracle, winner of the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize in Britain, is indeed […]
Jason Olsen is originally from Los Angeles and Las Vegas, and has lived in Price, Utah for nine years. His first collection of poems, Parakeet, was published by BatCat Press in 2017. His poems and stories have been published widely in journals, including in Rattle, The Mid-American Review, and North American Review. He was twice named a first place winner in two separate categories in the Utah Original Writing Competition. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Utah State University Eastern.