Meet Renita Martin
Critically acclaimed storyteller Renita Martin’s works have appeared on Good Morning America, in The New York Times, Ebony Magazine, and The Boston Globe. Her contributions to several anthologies and music written for various media notably include the currently running podcast “Who Yo People Is?”. Renita’s award-winning plays, Five Bottles in a Six-Pack, Lo She Comes, and Blue Fire on the Water, have earned her much recognition; most recently her entire catalogue of work was recognized by the 2021 Art Matters Foundation’s Artist2Artist fellowship
Renita is honored to be creating at this moment, during these soul-defining times.
It is the Seeing
Published by Wildheart Press December 2021
Amazon best seller (American Poetry, African American Poetry, and Regional and Cultural Poetry categories)
Renita’s book of poetry, It is the Seeing invites you to view the world through diverse eyes. Here, she merges her passion for language, music, and black love.
“Renita Martin has developed an understandable reputation… She is riveting to watch onstage. Her work is by turns brash, lyrical, and funny.”
(The Boston Globe)