Redell Olsen poetry books include: Book of the Fur (Rempress, 2000) and Secure Portable Space (Reality Street, 2004). From 2006 - 2010 she was the editor of How2 the online journal for modernist and contemporary poetry, poetics and criticism by women (For an overview of the issues which she edited and her previous articles see here). She has recently published articles on Frank O'Hara, Abigail Child and Susan Howe. Her recent projects have involved texts for performance, film and site-specific collaboration. They include: Newe Booke of Copies (2009), Bucolic Picnic (or Toile de Jouy Camouflage) (2009) and The Lost Swimming Pool (2010). S P R I G S & spots (Cambridge: Wide Range Chapbooks, 2012) contains her poem for the silent film Lace (1930) which was first performed as a voiceover to the film in 2011. She is a frequent collaborator on projects such as the exhibition and bookwork Here Are My Instructions (with Susan Johanknecht, Gefn Press, 2004) and The Lost Swimming Pool(2010) (with Ruth Livesey, Drew Milne, Libby Worth and Gillian Wylde) which comprised text, film, sound and choreographic practice towards a site-specific installation in a disused swimming pool. With Drew Milne she is one half of the electric crinolines and with other members of the Centre for Poetics Research at Royal Holloway, University of London she co-organises the reading series POLYply. She is the MA director for the MA in Poetic Practice atRoyal Holloway and remains committed to exploring radical strategies of pedagogy in relation to the teaching of poetics and writing. In 2012 Subpress will publish her long awaited Punk Faun: a bar rock pastel and there will be a new book of recent work from Mountain Press.
here are my instructions. Eds. Redell Olsen and Susan Johanknecht (London: Gefn Press, 2004).This can be obtained by writing to SusanJohanknecht of gefn press.
Secure Portable Space (Reality Street, 2004) Available from http://www.realitystreet.co.uk/redell-olsen.php
An interview with Redell Olsen and poetry readings on Penn sound http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Olsen.php