The On Being Project

Martha Park
Martha Park

is originally from Memphis, Tennessee, but currently lives and works as a writing tutor in Roanoke, Virginia. She graduated from Hollins University’s MFA program and is the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University’s Stadler Center for Poetry.

Reliquary: Histories Incarnate

This year, Easter falls a week before the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination. As we draw nearer to both, a writer revisits her family’s story of the night Dr. King was killed, forty-eight years ago.

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Reliquary: Histories Incarnate

Of All Commandments: Sitting Beside My Neighbor

What does it mean to carry a gun and “love your neighbor”? A writing instructor delves into the idea of neighborliness and fear through her training as a tutor and a pivotal passage from the Bible.

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Of All Commandments: Sitting Beside My Neighbor