Cynthia-Marie O'Brien

Biographer of place Cynthia-Marie O'Brien (MFA, Columbia University; BA, Dartmouth College) resides in New York while her mind shuttles between New England, Eastern Europe, and South America. She received a notable citation in Best American Essays 2011. Her writing appears in Bellevue Literary Review, Publishers Weekly, Stonefence Review and Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, where she is a contributing editor. She is an assistant director of the Columbia University Writing Center.

Recent Posts by Cynthia-Marie

Reading the St. Louis Edicts

A godmother’s gift of exile