Patrick O'Neil

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Author's Bio

Patrick O'Neil is a former junkie bank robber and the author of the memoir "Gun Needle Spoon" (Dzanc Books) and the excerpted in part French translation, Hold-Up (13e Note Editions). His writing has appeared in numerous literary, pop culture, and Indy publications, he has been nominated twice for Best of the Net, and is a regular contributor to the recovery website AfterPartyMagazine. Patrick O'Neil holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles, and teaches at AULA’s inspiration2publication program, and Los Angeles Valley College. O’Neil recently relocated from the glittery sleaze of Hollywood to live in LA’s monument to broken dreams, the über hip Downtown district with his girlfriend and two giant Maine Coons. For more information please go to:

Publications and Prizes

Gun, Needle, Spoon
(Dzanc Books, 2015)
Blood Orange Review, Diverse Voices Quarterly, Extract(s), Fourteen Hills, Marco Polo Arts Mag, New Plains Review, Phantom Seed Magazine, Prairie Wolf Press Review, Revolution House, Salon, Sensitive Skin, SoMa Literary Review, sPARKLE & bLINK, Sunsets and Silencers, Survivor Chronicles, The Citron Review, The Coachella Review, The Sylvan Echo, The Whistling Fire, Two Hawks Quarterly, Weave Magazine, Word Riot

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Last updated: Nov 07, 2015