The Author

Who is Margot Martin?

Margot was born in South Carolina to a former Georgia beauty queen and a charming son of the South who was a naval war hero in WWII. 


Ms. Martin spent her early years learning how to carry on the southern traditions but when 11 she moved to Europe with her mother and stepfather, a colonel and air attache`, and spent 10 years living in Spain and Germany doing extensive travel around the European continent.  It made her a fearless adventurer as she went to diplomatic balls escorted by German Luftwaffe Lieutenants and studied abroad in her late teens and early 20’s.


Ms. Martin also attended the University of Alabama, University of Maryland, and the University of South Carolina where she studied creative writing while James Dickey was the poet in residence.  


She had a storied career as a leading executive in broadcasting, then created a global business called Inside Wine that transformed the USA and AU wine marketing models.


Ms. Martin lives in California, near her two sons, and with her band of rescue dogs, she has named The Wild Bunch.  She has a book of poems up next giving a radical and explosive look at her life called The Magic Room. A sequel to Human Resources and other novels are yet to come.

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