Clare L. Martin

P.O. Box 116
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 962-5886

Author's Bio

Clare L. Martin's second full-length collection of poems, "Seek the Holy Dark," is forthcoming in 2017 from Yellow Flag Press. Her debut collection of poetry, "Eating the Heart First," was published fall 2012 by Press 53 as a Tom Lombardo Selection. Martin’s poetry has appeared in Avatar Review, Blue Fifth Review, Melusine, Poets and Artists and Louisiana Literature, among others. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web, for Best New Poets and Sundress Publication’s Best of the Net. She is a lifelong resident of Louisiana, a graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Founding Publisher and Editor of MockingHeart Review.

Publications and Prizes

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Avatar Review, Blood Lotus, Eclectica, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Literary Mama, Poets and Artists, Referential Magazine, The Centrifugal Eye, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, THRUSH Poetry Journal, wheelhouse magazine

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Last updated: Jul 08, 2016