Martha Conway
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Martha Conway

Martha Conway is the author of The Underground River, which is a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and three previous novels. Her historical fiction has won several awards, including the North American Book Award, and her short fiction has appeared in the Iowa Review, Carolina Quarterly, Massachusetts Review, Folio, Epoch, and other journals. Martha teaches creative writing at Stanford University's Continuing Studies Program and UC Berkeley Extension, and has received a California Arts Council fellowship for creative writing. Born and raised in Northern Ohio, Martha is one of seven sisters. She now makes her home in San Francisco.

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    It's 1838, and May Bedloe works as a seamstress for her cousin, the famous actress Comfort Vertue - until their steamboat sinks on the Ohio River....

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