John Martin

Fiction Writer

18121 E. Weaver Ave.
Aurora, CO 80016
Phone: 
720 320-8363

Author's Bio

John Martin wrote his first poem in the 3rd grade and his first story in the 5th grade, and it was from these simple beginnings that a love of writing and the written word began to take hold of him. With a BA in English and an MA in Technical Writing, he has managed to earn a respectable living working as a writer, but his love of literature and the craft of writing has never left him. He is currently at work on his second novel (with a first tucked away on his hard drive), and hopes to devote more of his time to writing once he retires.

He has been married to the same woman for close to forty years, raised three children, and adores his eight grandchildren.

Publications & Prizes

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Curbside Splendor Publishing
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Eclectica
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Per Contra
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Stet
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Prizes won: 

McKinney Award (1st Place, Poetry) 1981

Per Contra Short Fiction Award (2nd Place)  2007

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
John Cheever Barbara Pym William Maxwell Shirley Hazzard Don Delillo

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Denver, CO
Colorado
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Last update: Feb 13, 2020