Marcos L. Martinez

Marcos L. Martinez

Mentor for Faculty Teaching Multilingual Writers
Address: Gelman Library
[email protected]


Professorial Lecturer, University Writing Program

Pronouns: He/Him

Areas of Specialization: First-year Writing, Working with Multilingual Learners, Translation Studies, Advanced Composition for Business Majors, Creative Writing (novel, flash-fiction, poetry), Queer Theory

Message to GW Faculty:

All George Washington University faculty are welcome to contact Prof. Martínez to discuss best practices for working with multilingual learners and international students on assessing and developing their academic writing by emailing [email protected].



MFA Creative Writing: Fiction, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
BA Liberal Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Teaching Philosophy

“Teaching is about taking things apart; writing is about putting things together.” ~Toni Morrison

Writing is both private and public: inspired and drafted by the individual imagination, yet revised and edited via collaboration.


Lambda Literary Fellow

Macondo Latinx Literary Fellow