Ren Martinez is a writer, performer, and storyteller. She is the fiction editor at Quail Bell Magazine and previously interned with RVA Magazine and GayRVA.
She was featured in the book Nine Lives: A Life in 10 Minutes Anthology and published in The Quotable 17: Atmosphere. Her work has appeared in The Mary Sue, RVA Magazine, Potluck Magazine, Nostrovia Press, GayRVA, FabFeminist, and elsewhere.
Ren has performed in theater productions in Richmond, Washington D.C, Denver, and England. In 2014, she wrote and performed in “Happiness is a Warm Gun,” a parlor-style theater production for The LIDA Project.
Ren is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and Marymount University and daylights as a disability advocate. She lives with her husband and their three cats just outside of Richmond.