C. K. Kelly Martin

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About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer
Location Ontario, Canada
Introduction Canadian & Irish novelist of character-driven fiction from horror to sci-fi to slice-of-life. Also writes under the name Cara Martin. Film school grad. Time traveller. Billy Bragg fan. Living with chronic illness. True believer in the John Lennon quote, “If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliché that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.”
Interests writing (particularly about young people 12 - 22), human rights, film, theatre, politics, web site/bookcover/book trailer design, time travel
Favorite Movies Children of Men, The Year My Voice Broke, Grand Illusion, La Jetée, Once, Ghost World, Monsieur Lazhar, Notting Hill, Swimming to Cambodia, Safety Not Guaranteed, 28 Days Later
Favorite Music Billy Bragg, Blue Rodeo, Tegan and Sara, Bill Withers, Our Lady Peace, Suede, Sam Roberts, The Airborne Toxic Event, Paddy Casey, Leonard Cohen, Sean (Doctor) Millar, Damien Rice, Sinead O'Connor, Blondie, The Frames, Tina Turner, Houndmouth, Metric, Magnetic Fields, Hinds
Favorite Books The Chrysalids, Deaf Elephants, Emma Who Saved My Life, Atonement, Love and Other Perishable Items, Tyrell, Crow Lake, Deaf Elephants, Raw Blue