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Christine S. O'Brien

Christine S. O'Brien
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Christine S. O’Brien earned a BA in English at UC Berkeley and holds a Double MFA from Saint Mary’s College in Nonfiction and Fiction, where she was awarded Saint Mary’s Agnes Butler Scholarship for Literary Excellence. Her essays and short stories have appeared in The Seneca Review and The Slush Pile Magazine, and her work received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. O’Brien has worked for ABC-TV, Alex Ponti, and NBC Productions. She is currently a part-time lecturer in the English Composition Department at Saint Mary’s College and lives in Walnut Creek, California, with her husband and two children. Crave is her first book.

Christine S. O'Brien

Crave

Christine S. O'Brien
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

“Do you mind that I’m going to be writing a book about the fact that I was hungry?” I asked my mother. “Just tell a good story,” she replied.

Hunger comes in many forms. In her memoir,...

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