Thursday, March 19, 2009
Bill Olsen's new poems and essays will appear in Triquarterly, West Branch, Gettysburg Review, New Ohio Review, The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to the Prose Poem and Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets (Southern Illinois Press). "The Changing Other," an extended essay on John Berryman's Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, appears in Words Overflown By Stars, a collection of essays by writers (Writers' Digest Books). His poetry is discussed in the most recent issue of American Poetry Review, in "On Capaciousness," an essay by David Wojahn. He read his poetry for the inaugural Court Green Literary Magazine of the MFA Program in Columbia College in Chicago, and this spring he will read at Westminster College in Utah.