Martha is an author and recording artist. She is available for storytelling and poetry readings in the region of Upstate South Carolina.
Martha tells stories from Dreamscape, Real Dreams Really Make a Difference, a book about fascinating people in history, and original fairy tales for people of all ages. She also welcomes opportunities to share poetry solo or with musical accompaniment.
Martha blogs about being a virgin homesteader in Greenville, South Carolina, where she lives with her husband and three teen sons, and publishes a note poem diary entitled Note to Note. She is currently seeking representation for her first novel, Marvelina, a fairytale for grown women. The novel is based on a twelve episode radio drama that she wrote for WBAI/Pacifica in 1995.
Martha was the creator of Listen & Be Heard, a performance series that began in NYC at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and migrated with her to the bay area of California where it became a performance cafe and award winning weekly arts newspaper. Martha’s recording of the poem “Living It” has been remixed and released internationally, including on the compilation Aphrodisiac, Universal Music France.
Her previous anthology of poems and stories, When the Body Calls, was published by Writers and Readers, Harlem River Press. Poems and stories appear in anthologies and magazines including A Gathering of the Tribes. Publishers Weekly called the poem/story “1-800-YOR-DICK ” “hilarious,” (pen name Senator Sin,) Dick for a Day, Villard Books.