Dawn Lundy Martin

Dawn Lundy Martin, essayist, poet, and conceptual artist, is author of A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (2007); DISCIPLINE (Nightboat Books 2011), which was selected by Fanny Howe for the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize and was a finalist for both Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Lambda Literary Award; and, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books 2015). She is currently at work on Good Stock (forthcoming from Coffee House Press) and a hybrid memoir, a tiny bit of which appears as the essay, “The Long Road to Angela Davis’s Library,” published in the The New Yorker in December 2014. Martin is also a co-founder of the Black Took Collective, an experimental performance art/poetry group of three, and a member of HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, a global arts collective. She is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.

Residencies
  • 2016