About the Author
MARTINA REISZ NEWBERRY’s most recent book is "Never Completely Awake" (Deerbrook Editions, 2017). She is also the author of "Where It Goes" (Deerbrook Editions). "Learning by Rote" (Deerbrook Editions) and "Running Like a Woman with her Hair on Fire: Collected Poems" (Red Hen Press). She is also the author of "Lima Beans and City Chicken: Memories of the Open Hearth"—a memoir of her father (one of the first men ever to be hired at Kaiser Steel in Fontana, CA in 1943)—published by E.P. Dutton and Co. in 1989.
Newberry has been included in "It Happened Under Cover", Ascent Aspirations’ first two hard-copy anthologies, and the anthologies "In The Company Of Women," "Blessed Are These Hands and Veils" and "Halos & Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women". She has been widely published in literary magazines in the U.S. and abroad.
Newberry has been awarded residencies at Yaddo Colony for the Arts, Djerassi Colony for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Disciplinary Arts. Passionate in her love for Los Angeles, Martina currently lives there with her husband, Brian, a media creative.
You can also find her here: martinanewberry.com