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Gregory Martin

Gregory Martin lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with his wife and two sons and is the author of the memoir Mountain City. When he was eight years old he received his first rejection letter from Random House, for a deeply affecting and darkly comic novel about a group of farm animals working in an army hospital.

— From March 2011
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Great Bewilderment

Reading “Captin JJC The Feirce”

Wars where feirce at hand. In crimenal v.s. soldier a young boy that hade a dream lived in these pereyod. hes dream that filed his heart is to work with a famous crimenal. He could do well and impress the bandit. The Bandits name was captin JJC the fieirce. The young boy was an orfen. he hade a plan.

March 2011
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

The Family Plot

The summer after my father attempted suicide, I found myself wandering through a graveyard near my house, up and down the rows of sunken headstones and faded pink cloth roses. I didn’t know a soul buried there, and I didn’t know what solace I expected to find.

October 2008
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