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 was included in Pushcart XLV: The Best of the Small Press 2021. Spool in the Maze, her chapbook, won the DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press contest.