"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 won the 2020 Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction for her novel THREE MUSES, forthcoming from Regal House Publishing Autumn 2022!
Martha moderated a panel of 5 writers discussing Brown in America: Community Culture and Code, at Austin's Malvern Books
Regal House Publishing blog about the origins of Three Muses
Interview with death penalty lawyer Marc Bookman in the Los Angeles Review of Books
Review: "We Are Bridges" on NPR Books
Review: "Creatures of Passage," by Morowa Yejidé in the Washington Post
Review: "My Brilliant Life," by Ae-Ran Kim in Words Without Borders
Review: "The Yellow House" by Sarah M. Broom on NPR Books
Review: "Heavy," by Kiese Laymon on NPR Books
Review: "Cleanness" by Garth Greenwell on NPR Books
Review: "Let My People Vote," by Desmond Meade on NPR Books
Review: "Supreme Inequality," by Adam Cohen on NPR Books
Essay: "Sibling Transgressions and the Surrender of Language: Sulaiman Addonia and Aharon Appelfeld," in Triangle House Review
"Dayenu: Dispatches from the Covid Sick Ward,", Martha's personal essay, featured in Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort During the Time of COVID-19.
Interview with pianist Stephen Hough in Music & Literature
Personal Essay: "Family Trees"
Sample earlier publications:
Martha is featured in a podcast about her writing
My 2020 "Year in Reading" in The Millions
Personal Essay: "Don't Just Pass 'Em By" in Bloom
Personal Essay: "On Finding Myself at a Writing Residency in Southern France"
Martha is interviewed for LitHub's "Secrets of the Book Critics" series
Short Story: "The House with the Plexiglas Frame" in Vol.1 Brooklyn
Review: "Heavy" by Kiese Laymon on NPR Books
Short Story: "Polymorphia" in Catapult