David Olsen, winner of the 2013 Cinnamon Press Poetry Collection Award and a professionally produced playwright, was formerly an energy economist, management consultant, and newspaper essayist. His poetry chapbooks include Sailing to Atlantis (2013), New World Elegies (2011), and Greatest Hits (2001). His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in the US and UK.
David is a graduate in chemistry of University of California, Berkeley, and holds an MA in creative writing from San Francisco State University. He has lived in Oxford since 2002.