A resident of Nelson, BC, Olson has written crossword puzzles which have appeared in Saturday Night Magazine, The Toronto Sun, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. O Canada Crosswords (Nightwood, 2007) contains 75 Canadian-themed crosswords, drawing their clues from a wide array of topics including history, culture, geography, politics and Canadian identity.
O Canada Crosswords Book 8 [Co-authored by Dave Macleod] (Nightwood, 2007) $12.95 978-0-88971-217-1
Canada Crosswords Book 9: 75 Themed Daily-size Crosswords (Nightwood 2008). $12.95. With Dave Macleod.
Canada Crosswords Book 10: 50 Themed Daily-size Crosswords (Nightwood 2009). $9.95. With Dave Macleod.