Carolyn J. Martone

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Location Hudson Valley, New York, United States
Introduction Fordham University, BA, SUNY New Paltz, MAT English, Freelance Writer: Busted Halo.com, New York Newsday, Backstage, The Taos News, The Greenville Press, Salvage Magazine. Santa Barbara Writers Conference Writing Award for Memoir (1999) and Humor (2001). New Millenniums Writing Journal Award for Creative Non-Fiction, Southampton Writers Conference, student of author Frank McCourt (2002). Ghostwriter,2007-09, CAT-A: Our Mission to Rebuild a Broken Iraq. Director, "Radners Players" began as "Live From the Heldebergs" Adolescent comedy troupe, founded in 2004 in honor of Gilda Radner. Vermont Studio Center Writing Residency. Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico Writing Fellowship, Taos, New Mexico. Performer: California - Josies, San Francisco, CA, The Punchline, Bazaar Cafe Staged Reading Series. New York City: Saturday Night Live,(only as an extra!) Stand-Up New York, Gotham Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live, Comic Dish. North American Lourdes Volunteer, France.(2008) Dog-owner of Assisi, rescued and sainted Jack Russell Terrier. Sister to Paul, Karma, John, and Joe Martone. Daughter of Lawrence and Sandra Monaco Martone.
Interests Being able to afford dental insurance in the next decade.
Favorite Books Authors and Poets: Joan Didion, David Sedaris, Dorothy Parker, Richard Yates, Langston Hughes, William Carlos Williams, Mary Oliver, Frank McCourt, Madeleine L'Engle, Alexander Theroux, Dave Eggers, Flannery O' Connor, Curtis Sittenfeld, Richard Yates, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jhumpa Lahiri, Betsy Lerner.