Maryanne O’Hara, a graduate of
Emerson College’s MFA program, was a longtime associate editor at Ploughshares magazine. Her short stories
have been published in Five Points, the
North American Review, Crescent Review, and Redbook, as well as the literary
anthologies MicroFiction, Brevity & Echo, The Art of Friction, and Flash
Fiction: Youth. She lives near Boston with her family.