Colleen O’Brien’s short stories and poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Fence, Kenyon Review Online, The Antioch Review, Denver QuarterlyWest Branch, and other journals. Her story “Charlie” won a Pushcart Prize and will appear in Pushcart XLV: The Best of the Small Press 2021. Her chapbook, Spool in the Maze, won the DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press contest.