Author Olivia Boler

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About Olivia

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Olivia has done the following:

  • Been born and raised in San Francisco, CA
  • Graduated from Mount Holyoke College
  • Graduated from UC Davis with an MA in Creative Writing
  • Married
  • Had kids
  • Had pets
  • Given to charities
  • Published two novels, Year of the Smoke Girl and The Flower Bowl Spell
  • Cobbled together a freelance writing career
  • Avoided joining a gym

And here’s some more fun stuff about Olivia:

Olivia’s first novel, Year of the Smoke Girl (Dry Bones Press, Inc. 2000), was a Library Journal bestseller. Poet and activist Gary Snyder describes Smoke Girl as “a dense weave in the cross-cultural multi-racial world of complex, educated hip contemporary coast-to-coast America…It is a fine first novel, rich in paradox and detail.” She lives in San Francisco.



One Response to “About Olivia”
  1. […] post is a chain self-interview; I believe it started on She Writes a few months ago. My good friend Olivia Boler, author of The Flower Bowl Spell, asked me to join the blog, and I want to thank her for thinking […]

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