Heather N. Martin, Ph.D.
Teaching Professor of Writing
Faculty Director, First-Year Seminar Program
Across 20 years as a writing professor, Dr. Martin has helped thousands hone their writing skills and communicate more effectively. In addition to teaching, she offers talks, workshops, and a host of coaching services to students and professionals looking to increase their impact and efficiency as communicators.
Ph.D. in English–Creative Writing
University of Denver
M.A. in Creative Writing
City University of New York at Queens
B.A. in English and Humanities
Stony Brook University
Lectures and Appearances
"The Inspired Journey" for New Parents and Family Week 2021
Workshop at the 2020 Colorado Behavioral Health & Wellness Summit
On-stage interview with Helen Thorpe, author of The Newcomers, Just Like Us, and Soldier Girls
Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Helen's talk (6:45)
DU All-Campus Lecture
"The Anatomy of Story: Advice for College Writers"
New Student Welcome with Chancellor Haefner, 2019 (1:15)
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"Divorce and Death-by-Crushing,"
"High Places," Barnstorm
"Glow, Worm," Cobalt Review
What happened after James landed the Giant Peach in Central Park?
"On Maimeo," Baltimore Review
Award for fiction