M.L. Martin is a prize-winning poet and translator whose current work aims to revise the critical interpretation and reception of the enigmatic Anglo-Saxon poem known as “Wulf and Eadwacer,” and to recover this radical female text to the feminist and experimental canons to which it belongs. Her experimental translations of Old English can be found or are forthcoming in ANMLY(f.k.a. Drunken Boat), Arkansas International, Brooklyn Rail In Translation, The Capilano Review, Columbia Journal, The Kenyon Review Online, The Literary Review, Lunch Ticket, and Waxwing. Her poetry has appeared in Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, EVENT: poetry & prose, The Fiddlehead, The Massachusetts Review, PRISM international, and many other Canadian and American literary journals. She is the recipient of the Theresa A. Wilhoit Fellowship, the Bread Loaf Translators’ Fellowship, and the Inprint Verlaine Prize in Poetry. She earned her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston and holds an MFA from Arizona State University. She has taught creative writing and literature in Tempe (AZ), Vancouver (BC), The Bronx (NY), Houston (TX), and Tulsa (OK). She currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is a 2018/2019 Tulsa Artist Fellow. 


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