art by jeni bate
|Â Â Martina Reisz Newberry's most recent book is Learning by Rote (Deerbrook Press). She is also the author of What We Can't Forgive, Late Night Radio, Perhaps You Could Breathe for Me, Hunger, After the Earthquake: Poems 1996-2006, Not Untrue and Not Unkind (Arabesques Press), and Running Like a Woman With Her Hair on Fire: Collected Poems (Red Hen Press).
Â Â Ms. Newberry is the winner of i.e. magazine's Editor's Choice Poetry Chapbook Prize for 1998: An Apparent, Approachable Light. She is the also the author of Lima Beans and City Chicken: Memories of the Open Hearth - a memoir of her father, published by E.P. Dutton and Co. in 1989.
Â Â Martina lives in Hollywood, California with her husband Brian and their benevolent dictator/cat, Gato.