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Cynthia Newberry Martin
Cynthia Newberry MartinCynthia Newberry Martin's short fiction, essays, and reviews appear in Hunger Mountain, Brevity, Gargoyle, Contrary, The Best of Clapboard House, Storyglossia, and Numero Cinq, but her first love is writing novels, two of which placed in the 2010 Faulkner-Wisdom writing competition—her first novel, The Painting Story, on the Shortlist for Finalists. Her blog, Catching Days, features the "How We Spend Our Days" series for writers. Along with Pam Houston and three others, she serves on the board of Writing By Writers, which hosts workshops for writers by writers. She has served as The Writing Life Editor at Hunger Mountain and the Review Editor at Contrary. In 2012 she earned her MFA from VCFA and was awarded a residency at Ragdale, where she finished her third novel, Love Like This. Currently, she spends her days in Columbus, Georgia, and in Provincetown, Massachusetts, at work on a new novel.

Cynthia is also an attorney. She received her degree from the University of Georgia, where she was a member of the Georgia Law Review staff. Formerly, she practiced law at Hatcher Stubbs in Columbus, Georgia, and at King & Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, with a major in French and Linguistics. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended Westminster High School and Spring Street Elementary School. She was born in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Currently, she spends her days in Columbus, Georgia, and in Provincetown, Massachusetts, at work on a new novel.
 

 

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