Cynthia-Marie Marmo OBrien

Cynthia-Marie Marmo O’Brien is an essayist, editor and educator. Her writing has been published in America Magazine, Bellevue Literary Review, Killing the Buddha, and Words Without Borders among other publications. She received a citation as notable in Best American Essays 2011.

Stories By Cynthia-Marie Marmo OBrien

Can’t Stop La Musica

Generations of Nuyoricans—Puerto Rican New Yorkers—have found familia in a little house on an overgrown patch of the South Bronx.