I’m a fiction writer living in Columbus, Georgia, represented by Katie Shea at Donald Maass Literary Agency. In the past few years, I’ve been The Writing Life Editor for Hunger Mountain and the Review Editor for Contrary. In January of 2012, I graduated from Vermont College of Fine Arts with an MFA in Writing.
My writing has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Brevity, The Best of Clapboard House, Gargoyle, Contrary, Clapboard House, Six Sentences, Storyglossia, Blogcritics, …On My Mind: A Georgia Writers Anthology, O Georgia: A Collection of Georgia’s Newest and Most Promising Writers, The Journal of Communication and The French Review.
My first novel, The Painting Story, placed on the Short List for Finalists in the novel category of the 2010 Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, and my second novel, Between Here and Gone, placed as a Semi-Finalist. For more information on these novels, take a look at my website www.cynthianewberrymartin.com.
I’ve attended workshops at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Sirenland Writers Workshop, the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop, the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference.