Colleen O’Brien is the author of a chapbook, Spool in the Maze (New Michigan Press, 2015). Her poems and short stories have appeared in Kenyon Review, The Antioch Review, North American Review, and many other journals.
Here was the deal: William’s mother would pay for him to go to law school if he enrolled no later than the fall of next year. She would give him an apartment in one of her buildings in Bucktown. Carol knew from being in real estate that all the hip young people wanted Bucktown. They […]