Calvin Olsen

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100 Bay State Road, Room 330

Spring Office Hours

Monday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
or by appointment


2011 MFA Boston University (Creative Writing, Poetry)
2010 BA Brigham Young University (English Literature)


Calvin Olsen holds an MFA from Boston University where he received a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship to translate in the Iberian Peninsula. His poetry and translations have appeared in The Nashville Review, Catch & Release, Salamander, New Haven Review, SWAMP, eXchanges, and Lay Bare the Canvas: New England Poetry and Art, among others. He has presented work at a variety of venues, including TEDxNewEngland and Boston’s longstanding Blacksmith House Poetry Series.

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