MARTHA is one of the recipients of the 2017 O. Henry Prize for her short story “Mercedes Benz.” This year’s volume of the O. Henry Prize Stories can be seen here with additional information about the prize and its recipients.


Martha’s short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, including A Public Space, Bellevue Literary Review, and The Common. Here are some of her stories:


“Mercedes Benz,” A Public Space

“The Month Girls,” A Public Space

“Bad Acts,” Bellevue Literary Review

“Decapitated in the Lincoln Tunnel,” Bombay Gin

“Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Personal Ad,” The Southampton Review

“Orion” (excerpt, in Italian), Luna e L’Altro

“Her Burrow,” Beyond (Amsterdam)

“I Liked Marie,” A Public Space

“Geometry,” The Common

“The Letter L,” PEN America