Martha Conway

About me

My first novel 12 Bliss Street (St. Martin’s Minotaur) was nominated for an Edgar Award, and my short fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Mississippi Review, Folio, Carolina Quarterly, and other publications. I graduated from Vassar College and received my master’s degree in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. I am the recipient of a California Arts Council fellowship, and have reviewed fiction for the San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Review of Books, and The Iowa Review. I am an instructor for the Online Writers’ Studio at Stanford University.

From my website

164 5-star reviews!

Today’s Featured Kindle Book on FKBT: Thieving Forest by Martha Conway 4.4 out of 5 stars! Thieving Forest

What are the Best Rules for Writing?

“Good stories have a quality of authorlessness. The better they are, the more authorless they seem. . . They give a sense of being out there, like facts.” (Janet Malcolm) I have this quotation in front of me on my writing desk, and every once in a while I read…

Featured Title and Giveaway

So happy that today Free Kindle Books and Tips is featuring Thieving Forest!   I’m also hosting a year-end giveaway. I’ll pick five winners for either a paperback or audiobook version of Thieving Forest on December 15th. [contact-form-7]   Martha Conway’s new novel, Thieving Forest, won the North American Book Award…

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