Marcos L. Martínez

Marcos Martínez
Coordinator for Academic Resources Center, Clinical Associate Professor, Writing Program, NYU Shanghai

Marcos L. Martínez is a Coordinator for the Academic Resources Center and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Writing Program at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a lecturer for NYU’s Global Liberal Studies program in Washington, DC. He has also been a lecturer at Georgetown University, and served as the Mentor for Faculty Teaching Multilingual Writers with the writing center at George Washington University. He holds an MFA from George Mason University—where he co-founded Stillhouse Press as a book acquisitions editor—and a BA from Georgetown University.

A Macondo and Lambda Literary Fellow, Martínez’ writing has appeared in Split This Rock, Pilgrimage Journal, Mom Egg Review, the HIV +/- Here and Now Project, and MetroWeekly.


  • MFA
    George Mason University
  • BA
    Georgetown University

Research Interests

  • First-year Writing
  • Working with Multilingual Learners
  • Translation Studies
  • Advanced Composition for Business Majors
  • Creative Writing (novel, flash-fiction, prose poem, poetry)
  • Queer Theory