About the Author

A former U.S. Army interrogator, Martin Ott lives in Los Angeles, where he writes, often about his misunderstood city.

He is the author of 5 books, and his work has appeared in more than 100 magazines and anthologies, including Barrow Street, Harvard Review, New Letters, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, and Zyzzyva.

His Writeliving blog has drawn 20,000+ visitors from more than 100 countries. Martin has optioned 3 screenplays and is represented by Ken Atchity.

 

Poetry Books Coming Soon

  • Yankee Broadcast Network, with John F. Buckley, Brooklyn Arts Press, 2014
  • Underdays, University of Notre Dame Press, 2015

CONTACT: ottpops@gmail.com

 

Poetry

POETS' GUIDE TO AMERICA

John F. Buckley & Martin Ott
Brooklyn Arts Press

 

 

 

 

 

"You've stumbled on the best travelogue you'll ever find."

- Laura Kasischke, author Space, in Chains

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Reviews:

Prick of the Spindle

Rain Taxi

Switchback

CAPTIVE 

C&R Press
Winner of the De Novo Poetry Prize

 

 

 

 

 

 

 “I encourage the reader to jump headfirst into these poems.”

- Gaylord Brewer, De Novo prize judge

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Reviews:

Blood Lotus Journal

Poetry International