Colleen O’Brien’s debut story collection, All Roads, is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press in Spring 2022. She is the author of a poetry chapbook, Spool in the Maze, which won the DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press contest, and her 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 her full-length poetry manuscript, Reel, was a finalist for the 2021 National Poetry Series.