Theodore V. Olsen (Theodore Victor Olsen)

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA
Theodore Olsen was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. He graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1950 and from Stevens Point State College (now the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point) in 1955. Originally, he had planned on being a comic strip artist but eventually found his passion in writing rather than in art. In 1955, after many rewrites, he sold his first book, Valley of the Hunted to Ace Books. It was published in 1956 as Haven of the Hunted. Olsen has written other genres besides westerns, including adventure, gothic, romance and historical. Read more...