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 The Mailer Review, Omnibus! Anthology, Sinister Wisdom, FUSE, Punk Soul Poet, Lady Business Poetry Anthology, Flock, and Cagibi. She ran the Wicked Queer Authors literary series at Dixon Place. Multiple grants funded Marty to produce her NYC reading series A Tribe Called Butch. She is a recipient of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Foundation (LMCC) 2019 SU-CASA Artist-in-Residence grant.

As a writing coach and manuscript adviser Marty helps writers dig deep, work hard, have fun 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 is putting her finishing touches on Pigeon Mothers, a novel set in 1986 in Bridgeport, CT and Coney Island, NY. Marty is represented by the Frances Goldin Literary Agency.