About Marty

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Marty Correia writes fiction and poetry in the East Village where she has lived with conceptual artist Kate Conroy since 1996. Marty’s work has appeared in several publications including The Mailer Review, FUSE, Punk Soul Poet, Lady Business (Sibling Rivalry Press) and Flock. She ran the Wicked Queer Authors literary series at Dixon Place and the Grammarians Toast Paul Violi memorial event. The New York Department of Cultural Affairs funded Marty to produce her NYC reading series. As a writing coach and manuscript adviser Marty helps writers dig deep and do their best work. Artists who have most influenced Marty are James Baldwin, Agnes Martin, Led Zeppelin, José Saramago and Gitta Sereny.

A graduate of NYU’s creative writing MFA program, Marty recently finished Brickbat, a novel set in Bridgeport, CT and Coney Island, NY that spans from the days of P.T. Barnum to 1986. Marty is represented by the Frances Goldin Literary Agency.