Born: in Manchester, United Kingdom
Resides: Helsinki, Finland
Michael O'Brien is the author of numerous collection, the most recent being Silent Age (Alien Buddha Press). His writing has been published widely in print and on the internet and translated into other languages. An extensive list of these publications can be found here. He is also the curator of Weird Laburnum. You can follow him on twitter @michaelobrien22.
Awards and Other Honors:
13th Annual Mainichi Haiku Contest 2009 International Section - second prize.
Poetry Collections: Silent Age, Alien Buddha Press 2019; Phantom Kangaroo (with Mike Andrelczyk), Snails Eating Dogs Press 2019; Radical Artifice, Yavanika Press 2019; the space between hippos, Bin Bag Press 2019; The Anabasis of Man, Sonic Boom 2018; Feeding Marigolds to a Seahorse (The wind is a dead thing 2018); Big Nothing, Bones, Denmark 2018; As Adam, UpLiterature.com 2012.
"wrongfully convicted" - Human/Kind 1.8, September 2019; "original sin" - Human/Kind 1.5, May 2019; "in the filing cabinet" - is /let September 2019; "spring breeze" - is /let March 2019; "preserving a seahorse" - Bones no. 16, March 2019; "named after" - Shamrock Issue 6, 2008.