Ariél M. Martinez is a queer femme writer from San Antonio, Texas. Her essays have most recently been published in The Florida Review, The Rumpus and HAD; her interviews with other writers have been published by The Millions, Electric Lit and Full Stop. 

She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and a BA from Bard College where she studied social sciences with a concentration in gender & sexuality studies. She was awarded the Residential Teaching Fellowship from Bennington College in 2021 and attended the Tin House Winter Workshop in 2020. 

Ariél lives in Brooklyn with her two bisexual chihuahuas. She is working on a book of blended memoir and criticism about Britney Spears and is an assistant editor at no tokens. She writes the book recommendation newsletter “all the things she said (were good)” that focuses on queer and/or women authors. 

She is represented by Amanda Orozco at Transatlantic Agency.

Welcome Ariel!