Maureen Connolly’s writing appears in The New Guard, Write City, after hours, Ariel, and The Country Doctor Revisited, among others. She has published a poetry book Wing. Readings include Printers Row, Space, Irish American Heritage Center, Roots Salon, and Guild Complex. Awards from Illinois Arts Council and Chicago Writers Association, Faulkner Wisdom semi-finalist, and Machigonne Fiction Prize. Fiction residency from Ragdale, grant from StoryStudioChicago. Her story in The New Guard Volume VII nominated for a Pushcart.