Toby Olson

Toby Olson is an American novelist and poet. He has received various awards for his literary work, including the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. His writing often explores complex themes and is known for its lyrical quality and depth. Olson's novels and poetry have garnered critical acclaim and have contributed to contemporary American literature.


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  1. 1. Seaview

    "Seaview" follows a group of friends who are drawn together by a shared tragedy. Set in rural New England, the narrative explores their shared past, the secrets they keep, and the ways in which they cope with their grief. The story is told through the perspective of a Vietnam War veteran, his lover, and their friends, all of whom are dealing with their own personal traumas. This book is a poignant exploration of friendship, love, loss, and the human capacity for resilience.