"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
"Deviation," book review on NPR Books
"The Most Dangerous Branch," book review on NPR Books
Interview with Lydia Kiesling in The Millions
"American Hate," book review on NPR Books
"A Book for the Moment: On Helen Weinzweig's Basic Black With Pearls," book review in Bloom
"Obsession is Universal," essay in The Millions
"'How to Write,' Yes--But...," book review on NPR Books
"Polymorphia," short story in Catapult
Sample earlier publications:
"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
"At the Ballet," short story/novel excerpt in Vol.1 Brooklyn
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