Georgia Ann Banks-Martin

Georgia Ann Banks-Martin, MFA, is a poet and the editor of New Mirage Journal. She has led workshops for the Jane’s Stories Press Foundation and the Writers International Network Zimbabwe. She has read her work at various conferences, such as Writing By Degrees, Association of Writers and Writing Programs, and other national locales. Her work appears in both magazines and anthologies. Some of her poems have been translated into Farsi by the Persian writer and translator Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi.

Banks-Martin’s most recent collection, Rhapsody for Lessons Learned or Remembered, is best described as experimental, in the sense that the poems blend memoir with historical fact and ekphrastic technique to explore the overall theme of the rediscovery of self and establishment of self within the greater fabric of the human experience. It may be purchased by visiting
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