Toti O’Brien
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 four collections of poetry and three of prose—the most recent is a short story collection, Alter Alter, published this year by Elyssar Press.


[...] And she noticed how weirdly the man smoked. He held his cigarette backward, hidden within his fist. The wind?
He looked achingly familiar.
But he was someone else.






 2024 Toti O’Brien
Toti O’Brien was a Featured Poet at the May 2024 Second Sunday Poetry Series