Colleen Oakley

Colleen Oakley is an Atlanta-based writer and author of the novel Before I Go. Her articles, essays, and interviews have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Redbook, Parade, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Before she was a freelance writer, Colleen was editor in chief of Women’s Health & Fitness and senior editor at Marie ClaireClose Enough to Touch is her second novel.

Books by this Author

Close Enough to Touch
Before I Go

Video

When Did You Get Your First Library Card?

Booklist says of Colleen Oakley’s novel Close Enough to Touch, “fans of Jojo Moyes and rom-coms set within the stacks of libraries will rejoice.” Here, Colleen talks about researching librarians’ jobs to create her book heroine’s livelihood, and how libraries are great community hubs.

Author Appearances

MIDTOWN READER
Launch Party Invite
Reading/Signing/Author Q&A
1123 Thomasville Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32303
APR 1
WRITER'S BLOCK
Launch Party Invite
Reading/Signing/Author Q&A.
124 E Welbourne Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
APR 2
BARNES & NOBLE
Multi-author event with Amy Reichert and Karma Brown
4705 W Grande Market Dr
Appleton, WI 54913
JUN 3
BOSWELL BOOK COMPANY
Launch Party
2559 N. Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
JUN 3

Colleen Oakley on the Web

Facebook

Twitter

Explore

CONNECT WITH US