Charlotte O'Brien

About Charlotte O'Brien

Charlotte O'Brien

Charlotte O’Brien lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, a teenager, a toddler, and a scruffy dog. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Cider Press Review, and Apercus Quarterly, among others. She graduated from Pacific University’s MFA program in 2013. Charlotte writes poetry and nonfiction. She is currently writing a memoir about living in America as an illegal immigrant. You can find out more about her at

Author Archives: Charlotte O'Brien


April 19th, 2017 | by Charlotte O'Brien

October – Blood Moon For My Daughter, Who is about to Turn Thirteen 1. Ten years ago you were fat

The Art of Three A.M.

February 16th, 2017 | by Charlotte O'Brien

I wake abruptly from a deep sleep and before I can consider why, a small figure materializes beside me. “Mommy,

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