JANE MARTIN earned an MFA in creative writing in 2008 from the University of Michigan, where she received two Hopwood Awards for her work as well as the Farrar Memorial Award for Playwriting. In addition, she has an MA in dramatic literature from Tufts University. Her thesis at Tufts explored the work of four West-African women playwrights. For the 2009-2010 academic year, she was a Fulbright scholar at McGill University, where she studied French-Canadian history and culture to better inform her creative writing. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Massachusetts Review, the Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Fire (Canada). She recently narrated and co-produced two radio documentaries for CBC Radio's program C'est La Vie (Jane Martin's Franco-American Heritage and Last Mass in Biddeford). She currently lives and works in Montreal.