Martin Hyatt was born just outside of New Orleans. He attended Goddard College and Eugene Lang College of The New School. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing. He is the recipient of an Edward F. Albee Writing Fellowship and The New School Chapbook Award for fiction. His stories have been published in such places as Lodestar Quarterly, The Electric Literature Blog and Blithe House Quarterly. His award-winning debut novel, A Scarecrow’s Bible, was published May 2006. It was named a Stonewall Honor Book by the American Library Association and won the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. In addition, it was nominated for the Ferro-Grumley Award, a Lamda Literary Award, and the Violet Quill Award. He was recently named a “Star of Tomorrow” in a Literary Idol feature in NY Magazine His new novel, Beautiful Gravity, is forthcoming. He is currently completing a memoir entitled Greyhound Boy, 1976. He has taught writing at such places at Hofstra, Parsons, and St. Francis College. He is currently Associate Professor and Founding Coordinator of The Writing Center at ASA College in Brooklyn, NY.
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