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Jason Olsen

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 June 2017. His poems and stories have been published widely in journals, including in Rattle, The Mid-American Review, and North American Review. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Utah State University Eastern.

Book Reviews | Literary Arts

When the Past Cannot Take Care of Itself: Rebecca Pyle’s The Underwater American Songbook

The Underwater American Songbook, Rebecca Pyle’s 2018 digital chapbook, is structured around a captivating and engaging conceit: the collection, as Pyle explains in a foreword, is “a body of almost-lyrics about objects found underwater all around New York.” Each of the 10 poems, therefore, focuses on some sunken […]