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Author: John Olson

John Olson is the author of eight books of poetry and prose poetry, including Larynx Galaxy; Backscatter: New and Selected Work; THE NIGHT I DROPPED SHAKESPEARE ON THE CAT; OXBOW KAZOO; FREE STREAM VELOCITY; ECHO REGIME; Eggs & Mirrors; Logo Lagoon; and Swarm of Edges. He has also published three other novels: SOULS OF WIND (Quale Press), which was shortlisted for a Believer Book of the Year Award in 2008; The The Nothing That Is; and THE SEEING MACHINE (Quale Press). Some of his articles and essays have appeared in The Stranger and Seattle Weekly.

Echo Regime
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Echo Regime

Black Square Editions

Poetry. ECHO REGIME is the fourth book by Black Square Editons, edited by John Yau. John Olson's book of forty-one poems is embellished by rich word choices and an array of peculiar subject matters, ranging from musical instruments to interpersonal ...

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Free Stream Velocity
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Free Stream Velocity

Black Square Editions

Poetry. "John Olson is writing the most outlandish, strange, and inventive prose poetry ever in the history of the prose poem. Olson's writing is so agitated with transformation that it can barely contain the skin of its own given language. It is a ...

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In Advance of the Broken Justy
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In Advance of the Broken Justy

Quale Press

Fiction. IN ADVANCE OF THE BROKEN JUSTY is a grievance against everything inimical to nuance and subtlety and delicacy and charm. It's a fervent attempt to reclaim a quality of attention that has been threatened to near extinction by rampant techno-...

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The Night I Dropped Shakespeare on the Cat
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The Night I Dropped Shakespeare on the Cat

Calamari Press

Poetry. "To be sure, Olson's poetry works the reader, wakes up the mind, and makes one wonder that someone first named an object or action, that someone once sculpted those 'bits of air called words.' And if, centuries ago, a person gave name to a t...

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The Seeing Machine
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The Seeing Machine

Quale Press

Fiction. For noted poet John Olson, the French painter Georges Braque embodies "the seeing machine"—one of many artists who challenged the accepted views of perception and expression during the early twentieth century. Imaging Braque's life from the...

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Souls of Wind
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Souls of Wind

Quale Press

Fiction. SOULS OF WIND is a story of inner agitation, a quest for beatitude that plays out in the dynamics of the American West in 1880. French poet Arthur Rimbaud makes a detour to the United States whose emerging post-Civil War exhilarations and v...

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