how to unfeel the dead: new & selected fictions

by lance olsen


how to unfeel the dead

25 years, 21 fictions: how to unfeel the dead is an amalgam of styles, voices, forms, & approaches to being in the world that have appeared in best american non-required reading, bomb, conjunctions, denver quarterly, gulf coast, iowa review, & many other nationally renowned journals & anthologies.

praise for lance olsen's fiction

Olsen is a master of an evocative, expressive prose. 
—Publisher’s Weekly

In the world of contemporary fiction, Lance Olsen is a rock star.  —Brooklyn Rail

Filled with humor, dazzle, and a reality that realism seldom achieves. —Iowa Review

Lance Olsen is a writer whose technical ingenuity is matched only by his fertility of invention and compassion for his characters. —Asimov’s

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