Author Scott Olsen
Writer and editor to read and discuss his work. Olsen writes about things that scare him, flying a single engine plane across remote landscapes, tracking the lives of wildland firefighters, and other risky things that attract his interest. He is the author of over ten books and his essays have appeared in the Noteable list of The Best American Essays seven times. A professor at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., he edits the national literary magazine Ascent. Olsen will read and discuss his literary work.