"What is most immediately striking is how much of the material arrives in beautifully observed, beautifully paced scene... I found myself giving over almost wholly to the scenes...because they were so immersive and rich."
--Paul Harding, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Tinkers and Enon, on Martha's fiction
Martha serves as a nominator and book critic for NPR's 2017 book concierge
Martha is a 2018 Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
"Decarcerating America," book review on NPR Books
"Polymorphia," short story in Catapult
"Three Odysseys," essay in The Millions
"When Home is Elsewhere," personal essay in Cargo Literary
"Before America," short story/novel excerpt in Slush Pile Magazine
Sample earlier publications:
Author interview with Julie Lekstrom Himes in Bloom
"Justice Too Long Delayed," book review on NPR Books
"Addiction is a Family Affair," book review on NPR Books
"To Open Borders, 'Him, Me, Muhammad Ali," essay in The Millions
"At the Ballet," short story/novel excerpt in Vol.1 Brooklyn
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