Parakeet – A Choose Your Own Adventure Poetry Book by Jason Olsen

Parakeet by Jason Olsen is a choose-your-own-adventure poetry book in which the reader and narrator go on a journey together. The parakeet follows you on your journey, sometimes as a symbol of hope, a friend, or a beacon in the dark.

Jason Olsen lives and works in Utah with his wife and two children. He writes poetry and fiction. Jason has a PhD in Poetry from Western Michigan University and teaches English at Utah State University – Eastern. You can find him at

The cover of the book features geometric triangles with colors that overlap, printed with a hand-carved linoleum block via letterpress. This edition features four different end page colors and a ribbon bookmark so you can mark your favorite path.

Details: 57 Pgs.
Hardcover, 8.5″x 6″
Hand-bound; letterpress covers
ISBN: 978-0-9963827-4-8
First Printing: 100 copies, numbered

Nova sewed almost all of Parakeet!