Martin Clark (author)
Martin Fillmore Clark, Jr. (born June 23, 1959) is an author and Virginia circuit court judge.
Clark's first book, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2000 and was a New York Times Notable Book for 2000, a Book-of-the-Month Club selection and a finalist for The Stephen Crane First Fiction Award. His second novel, Plain Heathen Mischief, was released in 2004 and was also published by Knopf. Clark's third novel, The Legal Limit, released in April 2008, again by Knopf, was a Washington Post "Best Book of the Year" for 2008, and, in October, 2009, was announced as the winner of The Library of Virginia's People's Choice Award for fiction.
Clark became a juvenile and domestic relations district court judge in 1992 and was appointed to the circuit court bench for the Virginia counties of Patrick and Henry in May 1995.
- Random House: "Author Spotlight"
- New York Times, Dec.3, 2000
- Washington Post, Dec.7, 2008
- Richmond Times-Dispatch, Oct. 18, 2009