"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 as been chosen to be a 2018 Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
"When Home is Elsewhere," personal essay in Cargo Literary
Author interview with Julie Lekstrom Himes in Bloom
"Justice Too Long Delayed," book review on NPR Books
"In Search of Lost Words: Novels on Dementia," essay in The Millions
"Before America," short story/novel excerpt in Slush Pile Magazine
Sample earlier publications:
"Addiction is a Family Affair," book review on NPR Books
Author Interview with Lynn Kanter in the Washington Independent Review of Books
"Abortion and Fiction," essay in The Millions
"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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