Eric B. Olsen is the author of six works of fiction in three different genres. He has written a medical thriller entitled Death’s Head, as well as the horror novel Dark Imaginings. He is also the author of three mystery novels, Proximal to Murder and Death in the Dentist’s Chair featuring amateur sleuth Steve Raymond D.D.S., and The Seattle Changes featuring private detective Ray Neslowe. In addition, he is the author of If I Should Wake Before I Die, a book of short horror fiction.
Today Mr. Olsen writes primarily non-fiction, including The Death of Education, an exposé of the public school system in America, The Films of Jon Garcia: 2009-2013, an analysis of the work of the acclaimed Portland independent filmmaker, and a collection of essays entitled The Intellectual American. His most recent book is Ethan Frome: Analysis in Context, a contextual close reading of Edith Wharton’s classic novel. Mr. Olsen lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife.