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Marsh End Priestess and Jane Eyre Thinks of Tarzan's Jane.
poetry collection, The Jane and Bertha in Me, will be published by Kelsay Books in 2016. These poems take Charlotte Brontë's Gothic heroine and revamp her with tattoos, fishnets, and modern feminism. Martinez also resurrects infamous “madwoman” Bertha Mason Rochester and examines the stigma associated with mental and neurological illness. Watch for individual poems forthcoming in Apalachee Review (
EDIT: The Apalachee Review Issue 64. ) and in Gargoyle. Visit Martinez's website at http://comeonhome.org/wordpress_development/.