Olive Brend (she/her/hers)

Graduate Student
Pre-doctoral Instructor
Olive, a white, transgender woman, looks a the camera. She wears a gray jacket, has long brown hair, and stands in front of a mountain range.

Contact Information

Office Hours
Monday 6-7 pm (Zoom); Tuesday 10am-12noon (PDL B25)


B.A., English, University of Alaska Southeast, 2023
Curriculum Vitae (184.18 KB)

Olive is a creative writer from the high plains of eastern Colorado. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Alaska Southeast in 2023, with a minor in Biology. She is currently an M.F.A. Creative Writing student in the prose track at the UW. In her free time, she loves hiking and looking for animals across Western Washington.

Mac Behrend's Award for Creative Writing, 2021