OLSON, Steven. American, b. 1950. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Northern Montana College, Havre, assistant professor of English, 1986-89; Central Washington University, Ellensburg, professor of English, 1989-. Publications: The Prairie in Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, 1994. Contributor of articles and poems to periodicals. Address: Department of English, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926, U.S.A.