Valerie Martin books


Valerie Martin

Valerie Martin is the author of ten novels, including Trespass, Mary Reilly, Italian Fever, and Property, three collections of short fiction, and a biography of St. Francis of Assisi, titled Salvation. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as the Kafka Prize (for Mary Reilly) and Britain’s Orange Prize (for Property). Martin’s last novel, The Confessions of Edward Day was a New York Times notable book for 2009.

A new novel The Ghost of the Mary Celeste is due from Nan Talese/Random House in January 2014, and a middle-grade reader Anton and Cecil, Cats at Sea co-written with Valerie’s niece Lisa Martin, will be out from Algonquin in October of 2013.

Valerie Martin has taught in writing programs at Mt. Holyoke College, University of Massachusetts, and Sarah Lawrence College, among others. She resides in Dutchess County, New York and is currently Professor of English at Mt. Holyoke College.

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The Ghost of the Mary Celeste Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385533508
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Published: Nan A. Talese - January 28th, 2014

Mary Reilly (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375725999
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Published: Vintage - April 10th, 2001

The Great Divorce (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375727184
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2003

Trespass (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400095513
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Published: Vintage - September 23rd, 2008