Calvin Olsen holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University, where he received a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. His poetry and translations have appeared in The Missouri Review Online, Tar River Poetry, Poetry Daily, Columbia, Salamander, and many other journals and anthologies. Recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Best New Poets anthology, Calvin is currently co-poetry editor of The Carolina Quarterly and is completing translations of Portuguese poet João Luís Barreto Guimarães’s newest book, Mediterrâneo, and the collected works of the late Alberto de Lacerda.
Participation at the 2016 West End Poetry Festival
- Healing and Poetry | Saturday, October 15 | 3:00 to 4:15 pm | Carrboro Century Center
- For a full schedule and descriptions of all sessions, see the festival schedule.