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DATE: Thursday  4/3/2008


Lance Olsen




SPEAKER: Lance Olsen

is author of nine novels, one hypertext, four critical studies, four short-story collections, a poetry chapbook, and a textbook about fiction writing, as well as editor of two collections of essays about innovative contemporary fiction. His short stories, essays, poems, and reviews have appeared in hundreds of journals, magazines, and anthologies, including Fiction International, Iowa Review, Village Voice, Time Out, BOMB, Gulf Coast, and Best American Non-Required Reading. Olsen has taught at the University of Idaho, and this fall joined the English faculty at the University of Utah to teach innovative fiction and fiction-writing. He is also an Associate Editor of the American Book Review and co-founder of Now What, a collective blog by alternative prose writers and publishers. His most recent book is Anxious Pleasures: A Novel After Kafka, published by Shoemaker & Hoard this year.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Anxious Pleasures (Shoemaker & Hoard, 2007)
Nietzsche’s Kisses (FC2, 2006)
10:01 (Chiasmus, 2005)
Girl Imagined By Chance (FC2, 2002)

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