Toti O'Brien


Los Angeles, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Toti O’Brien is the Italian Accordionist with the Irish Last Name. Born in Rome, living in Los Angeles, she is an artist, musician and dancer. She is the author of Other Maidens (BlazeVOX, 2020), An Alphabet of Birds (Moonrise Press, 2020), In Her Terms (Cholla Needles, 2021), Pages of a Broken Diary (Pski's Porch, 2022), The Past, Ineffable (Cholla Needles, 2023), Odd Arcana (Cholla Needles, 2023), Alter Alter (Elyssar, 2024).

Publications & Prizes

Alter Alter (Elyssar Press, 2024)
Odd Arcana (Cholla Needles Press, 2023)
The Past, Ineffable (Cholla Needles Press, 2023)
Pages of a Broken Diary (Pski’s Porch Publishing, 2022)
In Her Terms (Cholla Needles Press, 2021)
An Alphabet of Birds (Moonrise Press, 2020)
Other Maidens (BlazeVOX books, 2020)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Franz Kafka; Elsa Morante; Anna Maria Ortese; Leonardo Sciascia; Italo Calvino; Jean Luis Borges; Fernando Pessoa; Clarice Lispector; Charles Baudelaire
What I'm reading now: 
La Chimera by Sebastiano Vassalli

More Information

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Any, Immigration
Fluent in: 
English, French, Italian, Spanish
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Last update: Mar 10, 2024