|Nebraska Center for Writers|
of Tillie Olsen
Mothers & Daughters: That Special Quality: An Exploration in Photographs with Estelle Jussim, Aperture, 1995
Mother to Daughter; Daughter to Mother
Silences, Delacorte, 1978, reprinted, Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1989
Tell Me A Riddle, Lippincott, 1961, reprinted, Dell, 1989, reprinted, Delta/Seymour Lawrence, 1994, reprinted, Rutgers University Press, 1995
Yonnondio: From the Thirties, Delacorte, 1974, reprinted, Dell,
Appearances in over one hundred anthologies, including
Best American Short Stories,
1957, 1961, and 1971, Fifty Best American Stories, 1915-1965,
Prize Stories: The O Henry
Awards, 1961, Norton Introduction to Literature, 1977,
Elements of Literature, 1978, and The
Modern Tradition, 1979
Partisan Review, Aphra, Prairie Schooner, New Campus Writing,
Pacific Spectator, New World Writing,
Ms, Harper's, College English, Trellis
Olsen, Tillie. Tillie Olsen Interview with Kay Bonetti [sound recording]. Columbia, Mo.: American Audio Prose Library, 1 sound cassette (77 min.)
The Critical Response to Tillie Olsen. Edited by Kay Hoyle Nelson and Nancy Huse. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.
Coiner, Constance. Better Red: The Writing and Resistance of Tillie Olsen and Meridel Le Sueur. New York: Oxford University Press,
Faulkner, Mara. Protest and Possibility in the Writing of Tillie Olsen. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.
Orr, Elaine Neil. Tillie Olsen and a Feminist Spiritual Vision. Jackson, Miss: University Press of Mississippi, c1987.
Pearlman, Mickey. Tillie Olsen.
Twayne's United States Authors Series; TUSAS 581; Boston: Twayne
"Bibliography" in The Critical Response to Tillie
Olsen. Edited by Kay Hoyle Nelson and Nancy Huse. Westport,
Conn: Greenwood Press, 1994, pp 261-269.
Housed in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library.
Rea Award for the Short Story, 1994
Bunting Institute fellowship, Radcliffe College, 1985
Honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters, University of Nebraska, 1979, and Hobart and William Smith College, 1984; honorary LittD, Knox College, 1982, and Albright College, 1986; honorary LHD, Clark University, 1985; LittD, Wooster College, 1991; LittD, Mills College, 1995
Tillie Olsen Day designated in San Francisco, 1981
British Post Office and BPW award, 1980
Ministry to Women Award, Unitarian Women's Federation, 1980
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1975-76
Award in Literature, American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1975
Mari Sandoz Award
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1968
Fellowship, Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study, 1962-64
O Henry Award for best short story, 1961 (for "Tell Me a Riddle")
Ford Foundation grant in literature, 1959
Stanford University creative writing fellowship, 1956-57