Martina Reisz Newberry

Martina Reisz Newberry

Martina Reisz Newberry’s most recent books are Take the Long Way Home (Unsolicited Press, 2017) and Never Completely Awake, (Deerbrook Editions, 2017). She is also the author of Where It Goes, Learning By Rote (both Deerbrook Editions) and Running Like a Woman with her Hair on Fire: Collected Poems (Red Hen Press).

She is also the author of Lima Beans and City Chicken: Memories of the Open Hearth—a memoir of her father, published by E.P. Dutton and Co. in 1989.  She has been awarded residencies at Yaddo Colony for the Arts, Djerassi Colony for the Arts, and at Anderson Center for Disciplinary Arts. A passionate lover of Los Angeles, she currently lives there with her husband, Brian Newberry.

When we think back on it, we’ll call it “the end times”
and remember the strongmen tying knots in their thick ropes
just before they used them for saving those in the crevasses.

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