Before writing fiction, Suzanne Martinez was an artist having earned a BFA in Painting from the University of the Arts and an MFA in Printmaking from Pratt Institute. Over the last few years, she’s studied fiction at The New School, NYU, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and the NYS Writers Institute. She is currently working on the second draft of her first novel, Drawing Lessons. Three of her stories were chosen for readings at the KGB Bar in 2017-18. Her story, “Distillation“ appeared in The Drabble in November 2018. Her story, “La Femme Assise” appeared in The Hong Kong Review in January 2019 and “We Are All Strangers” appeared in Bull & Cross in February 2019. She lives in Brooklyn.