Monday, May 21, 2012
Welcome to James O'Brien's home on the web.
Read the new serialized novella, Bennington's Catch. Click here to visit BenningtonsCatch.com.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
James O'Brien‘s fiction and poetry appear most recently in The Newer York (January 2013), Commas and Colons (October 2012), and Titular Journal (September 2012). New work is forthcoming in Space and Time. In 2012, his poem 'first they get distracted' was a finalist in the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry prize.
O’Brien holds a Ph.D. from the Editorial Institute at Boston University, where he researched Bob Dylan's other-than-song writings. O'Brien has presented on Dylan's poetry, as well as Dylan in film, in the U.S., the UK, and Canada. He is engaged in research for Oxford University Press, the Cambridge Historical Society, and other organizations.
In addition to writing about social media and content strategy, O'Brien blogs for numerous clients about business, politics, technology, and travel. He has contributed as a ghostwriter to several recent publications on the media, technology, and social change. He is a correspondent for Boston University's Research Magazine and he has written extensively as a news correspondent for The Boston Globe. He joined the caption-research team for photo-essayist Rick Smolan's new book, The Human Face of Big Data, in 2012.
For a portfolio of O'Brien's recent articles and blogs, click here.