Books

A Creature of Our Own Making by Gary A. OlsonOlson, Gary A. Stanley Fish: America's Enfant Terrible. In preparation. (Authorized biography of Stanley Fish.)

Olson, Gary A. A Creature of Our Own Making: Reflections on Contemporary Academic Life. State U of New York P, 2013.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham, eds. Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012.

Olson, Gary A., and John Presley, eds. The Future of Higher Education: Perspectives from America’s Academic Leaders. Paradigm Publishers, 2009. Paperback edition 2011.

Worsham, Lynn, and Gary A. Olson, eds. Plugged In: Technology, Rhetoric, and Culture in a Posthuman Age. Hampton Press, 2008. Foreword by Cindy Selfe.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham, eds. The Politics of Possibility: Encountering the Radical Imagination. Paradigm Publishers, 2007. Foreword by Henry A. Giroux. (scholarly interviews).

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham, eds. Postmodern Sophistry: Stanley Fish and the Critical Enterprise. State U of New York P, 2004. Afterword by Stanley Fish.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham, eds. Critical Intellectuals on Writing.  State U of New York P, 2003.

Justifying Belief by Gary A. OlsonOlson, Gary A. Justifying Belief: Stanley Fish and the Work of Rhetoric. State U of New York P, 2002. Foreword by Stanley Fish; Afterword by J. Hillis Miller.

Olson, Gary A., ed. Rhetoric and Composition as Intellectual Work. Southern Illinois UP, 2002.

Worsham, Lynn, Sidney Dobrin, and Gary A. Olson, eds. The Kinneavy Papers: Theory and the Study of Discourse.  State U of New York P, 2000.

Ashton-Jones, Evelyn, Gary A. Olson, and Merry Perry, eds. The Gender Reader, 2nd ed. Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham, eds. Race, Rhetoric, and the Postcolonial. State U of New York P, 1999. (original scholarly interviews).

Olson, Gary A., Elizabeth Metzger, and Evelyn Ashton-Jones, eds. Advanced Placement English: Theory, Politics, and Pedagogy, 2nd printing. Boynton/Cook, 1998. First edition, 1989.

Olson, Gary A., and Todd Taylor, eds. Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition. State U of New York P, 1997. Foreword by J. Hillis Miller.

Olson, Gary A., and Julie Drew, eds. Landmark Essays on Advanced Composition. Erlbaum, 1996.

Postmodern Sophistry edited by Gary A. Olson and Lynn WorshamOlson, Gary A., and Elizabeth Hirsh, eds. Women Writing Culture. State U of New York P, 1995. Foreword by Donna Haraway; Afterword by Henry A. Giroux. (original scholarly interviews).

Olson, Gary A., and Sidney Dobrin, eds. Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom. State U of New York P, 1994.

Olson, Gary A. Philosophy, Rhetoric, Literary Criticism, ed. Southern Illinois UP, 1994. Foreword by Clifford Geertz. (original scholarly interviews).

Olson, Gary A., and Irene Gale, eds. (Inter)views: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Rhetoric and Literacy. Southern Illinois UP, 1991. Introduction by David Bleich. (original scholarly interviews).

Ashton-Jones, Evelyn, and Gary A. Olson, eds. The Gender Reader. Allyn and Bacon, 1990.

Ray, Richard, Gary A. Olson, and James DeGeorge, eds. The Process Reader. Prentice Hall, 1985.

Olson, Gary A., James DeGeorge, and Richard Ray. Style and Readability in Business Writing. Random House, 1984.

Olson, Gary A., ed. Writing Centers: Theory and Administration. NCTE, 1984.

DeGeorge, James, Gary A. Olson, and Richard Ray. Style and Readability in Technical Writing. Random House, 1983.