Joan O'Callaghan

Joan O'Callaghan

Joan O'Callaghan, a sessional instructor at the University of Toronto, has an active career in freelance writing, with over 30 educational publications to her credit. She is the author of three non-fiction books, two published by Scholastic Canada and one by Rubicon (Harcourt). Her short stories have been published in Excerpt Flight Deck (2012), the crime anthology, Thirteen, (2013), Thirteen O’Clock (2015) and Over My Dead Body (2015). Her short story, “Runaway,” took third prize in the national Bony Pete short story contest and was published in World Enough and Crime (2014). Her Flash Fiction story, “Torch Song for Two Voices” won first prize in Polar Expressions national short story and poetry competition, and subsequently published in That Golden Summer (Polar Expressions Publishing, 2014). Visit with Joan at http://joanocallaghan.blogspot.ca