Olivia is an award-winning  playwright and poet. She focuses on themes of liberation after violence. Notable works include Surviving: a Love Story, an original one act written in prose-poetry about sexual violence on college campuses, and The Tragedy of Medusa, a retelling of the Medusa myth chosen to be produced as part of Son of Semele's Company Creation Festival. She also writes articles for money.

She was the commencement speaker at her Scripps College graduation in 2015 - watch the full speech here.