John Olson is the author of Echo Regime, a collection of poetry also from Black Square Editions. His poetry and short stories have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including Talisman, First Intensity, Volt, Lingo, New American Writing, and American Letters & Commentary. His literary criticism appears frequently in the American Book Review and Rain Taxi. His essay Inebriate of Air was published in the recent M.I.T. Press anthology, Writing on Air.