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Martin Ott

Writer

Notre Dame Press

UNDERDAYS

University of Notre Dame Press

2015 Sandeen Prize Winner

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"In dense, often hauntingly musical verse, Ott interrogates our wide broken world, from Afghanistan to Los Angeles, with the unity of a singular, relentless voice."

—Dan O’Brien, author of War Reporter and Scarsdale

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Book Lover's Boudoir

Spellbound

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Brooklyn Arts Press

YANKEE BROADCAST NETWORK

John F. Buckley & Martin Ott


Brooklyn Arts Press

 

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"Surely there's never been a better book of poetry about television."

—Campbell McGrath, author of In the Kingdom of the Sea Monkeys

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Bookin' with Sunny

Portage Magazine

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POETS' GUIDE TO AMERICA

John F. Buckley & Martin Ott


Brooklyn Arts Press

 

"You've stumbled on the best travelogue you'll ever find...a book for the ages, and for our age and place."

—Laura Kasischke, author Space, in Chains

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Prick of the Spindle

Rain Taxi

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C&R Press

LESSONS IN CAMOUFLAGE

NEWEST BOOK 

C&R Press, 2018

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"Ott's great gift in this collection is to make the familiar seen in all its depth and complexity. This book takes readers fully and vividly into the inner life of a young military recruit, and then later, a father, and beyond that, a grieving son"

—Kathryn Nuernberger author of The End of Pink

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Angel City Review

Jet Fuel Review

New South

 

CAPTIVE 

C&R Press

2011 De Novo Prize Winner

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 “Martin Ott’s premiere collection of poems is dark and dazzling. The speaker in Captive is like a captive himself, perhaps a former soldier or interrogator, held captive in memory, dreaming in feverish braids of time and place.”

—Richard Garcia, author of The Flying Garcias

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Blood Lotus Journal

Poetry International