Marthe Reed's new Lavender Ink title Nights reading will be published in 2014. She is the author of Pleth, a collaboration with j hastain (Unlikely Books 2013), (em)bodied bliss (Moria Books 2013), Gaze (Black Radish Books 2010) and Tender Box, A Wunderkammer (Lavender Ink 2007). She has published six chapbooks (Dusie Kollektiv, above / ground press, and Shirt Pocket Press). Her collaborative chapbook thrown, text by j hastain with Reed's collages, won the 2013 Smoking Glue Gun contest and will appear in 2014.Her poetry has appeared in New American Writing, Golden Handcuffs Review, New Orleans Review, HOW2, MiPOesias, Fairy Tale Review, Exquisite Corpse, BlazeVOX, and The Offending Adam, among others. Her manuscript, an earth of sweetness dances in the vein, was a finalist in Ahsahta Press' 2006 Sawtooth Poetry Contest. An essay on Claudia Rankine's The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue appears in American Letters and Commentary. The former director of the Creative Writing Program and "The Gaines Series and Creative Writing Presents" reading series at UL Lafayette, she now resides in Syracuse, NY, where she is Co-Publisher of Black Radish Books and Editor/Publisher of Nous-zot Press chapbooks. She is currently working on a manuscript of Louisiana poems and new media projects.
Books Nights Reading. Lavender Ink, 2014.
Gaze. Black Radish Books, 2010.
Tender Box, A Wunderkammer. Lavender Ink, New Orleans, LA, 2007.
collages with text by j/j hastain: -- part of a forthcoming chapbook, winner of the Smoking Glue Gun Contest.
(em)bodied bliss(e-book) from Moria:
Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place, Sundress Publications, 2014.
The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast. Snake Nation Press (GA)
Kindergarde, Anthology of Avant-garde Poetry, Plays, Stories, and Songs For Children.
One poem. Black Radish Books, 2013.
The Arcadia Project: North American Post Mosern Pastoral. eds. G.C. Waldrep and Joshua Corey. Ahsahta Press, 2012.
The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol. 4, The Louisiana Issue, ed. William Wright. Texas Review Press/Texas A&M University Press, 2011.
After Swann -- projects
Some of Marthe's reviews
jen hofer's Front Page News
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge's Hello,The Roses