Thirty-Three Swoons

MARTHA’S second novel, Thirty-Three Swoons (Little, Brown), came out in 2005 as well as in translation (Italian). Read reviews for Thirty-Three Swoons below.

The Archivist

MARTHA’S first novel, The Archivist (Little, Brown) was published in 1998. A national bestseller, it has appeared in translation in 12 foreign markets. Read reviews of The Archivist below.

Work- Blurb 2

Martha writes prose of all stripes: short and long fiction, essays on literature, and personal history/memoir. Of deep interest to her are those places and spaces, literal and imaginative, where the unexpected is stumbled upon. When she’s not in New York, Martha lives...

Wanderings – First Blurb

You can follow and comment on Martha’s blog, learn about upcoming readings and events, and keep up with her travels by clicking here.

Whence- Fourth Blurb

When she’s not in New York, Martha lives with her husband in Castiglione del Terziere, a medieval village in Lunigiana, Italy. Martha has lectured and led fiction workshops in Milan, Cortona, Siena, Certaldo, and Cremona; in Cortona, she curated literary events at the...