Martha Schwendener
Contributor History

Martha Schwendener’s fiction has appeared in Fiction and on KGB Bar Lit and her criticism has been published in Artforum, Bookforum, Art in America, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Village Voice, Time Out New York,, and other publications. A cofounder of the electronic rock band Bowery Electric, she lives in Brooklyn.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Pulitzer finalist and National Book Awardwinning author reads from The Overstory
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema