Toti O’Brien

Writing from Our Immigrant Hearts, Sunday, May 7 at 2:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

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 Other Maidens (BlazeVOX, 2020), An Alphabet of Birds (Moonrise Press, 2020), In Her Terms (Cholla Needles Press, 2021), Pages of a Broken Diary (Pski’s Porch, 2022) and Alter Alter (Elyssar Press, 2023).

Books That Make a Difference: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude; George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss; Henri James, Washington Square; Elsa Morante, House of Liars; Anna Maria Ortese, Il porto di Toledo; Pier Paolo Pasolini, A Violent Life; Dino Buzzati, A Love Affair; Leonardo Sciascia, The Day of the Owl.