Discipline: Literature

Martha Southgate

Discipline: Literature
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1998, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2012

Martha Southgate is the author of four novels. Her fourth novel, The Taste of Salt, was published in September 2011 to critical acclaim. She has received fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her July 2007 essay from The New York Times Book Review, "Writers Like Me," appears in the anthology Best African-American Essays 2009. Previous nonfiction articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, O, Premiere, and Essence. She also has essays in the anthologies Behind the Bedroom Door and Heavy Rotation: Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives. You can contact her via Twitter: @mesouthgate



Martha Southgate worked in the Sorosis studio.

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