James Conroyd Martin
|James Conroyd Martin|
|Occupation||Writer, English teacher|
|Period||2000s - present|
Martin received his bachelor degree from Saint Ambrose University and received a Master of Arts in English literature from DePaul University. A native of Chicago, Martin chairs the English Department at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois.
Although not of Polish descent, Martin has been praised by the Polish-American community for his Polish Trilogy and was honored in 2007 by the American Institute of Polish Culture and in 2008 by the Wisconsin Division of the Polish American Congress.
- "Push Not the River: An Interview with James C. Martin". Interview. What’s Past is Prologue. October 30, 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
- "Wisconsin Division Honors James Conroyd Martin, author of Push not the River". Polish American Congress. Retrieved 5 January 2009.[dead link]