Greg Martin's latest book, Stories for Boys (Hawthorne Books, 2012) was chosen for SEATTLE READS and he's going to be busy in Seattle that whole time, May 1-5. http://www.spl.org/audiences/adults/seattle-reads. Stories for Boys is The Seattle Public Library's Washington Center for the Book's 2013 featured work.
Stories for Boys was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Greg Martin's first book Mountain City won the 2001 Washington State Book Award. He lived in Seattle and taught at Seattle University and North Seattle Community College. He currently teaches creative writing at UNM.
Also, please see: Seattle Times — a feature and interview about Stories for Boys and Seattle Reads: