Manuel Martinez

Writer

Manuel Martinez was born in Miami, Florida.  He earned his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Florida.  He was an Emerging Writers Fellow at The Center for Fiction in New York from 2012-2013.  His stories have appeared in The Sun, Blackbird, The Los Angeles Review, The Quarterly, The Literarian, and others.  The true story of how he faked his own murder appeared in Coral Living.  He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at John Jay College and St. John's University