explorations of memories & monsters

Claire's writing investigates the intersections of memoir, travel narrative and the horror genre.

Claire's creative nonfiction writing has received numerous awards, including a nomination for a Pushcart Prize, first prize in the ASJA's Annual Writing Awards in the Personal Essay category, and the grand prize of the Hippocampus Creative Nonfiction 2020 contest.

She is currently working on her first book, based on her award-winning essay, Dead Weight

my work

Visit my portfolio for a heady mix of dark comtemplations and delightful detours. 

also by Claire O'Brien

Claire is also a copywriter and creative director. To work with her on a content project, visit More Better Words.