• Bay Area Blues Society – Listen & Be Heard Blues Print Media of the Year – 2006
  • City of Vallejo Commission on Culture and the Arts – Literary Arts Highest Honor – 2005
  • City of Vallejo Commission on Culture and the Arts – Listen & Be Heard Newspaper  – Special Achievement – 2004
  • City of Vallejo Commission on Culture and the Arts – Literary Arts Highest Honor – 2003


  • The Spence School, NYC – honors graduate  – 1980
  • New York University – one semester – 1981

American Authors Unplugged, 2015
Dreamscape, Real Dreams Really Make a Difference, 1996, 2015
When the Body Calls, 1998

  • Oakland Out Loud Poetry and Prose in Celebration of ‘There’(Jukebox Press, 2007)
  • “Dick for a Day”
    contributed a poem/story entitled “1-800-YOR-DICK” under the pen name Senator Sin to an anthology edited by Fiona Giles and published by Villard Booksin the US, UK and Australia, and in translation in Germany and Japan, 1997.


  • A Gathering of the Tribes
    (Issue 11 – New York City Skyscraper, 2007Issue 6 – Birds and Guns, 1996)

Radio: written and produced by Martha Cinader for WBAI Radio NY 1991-99

  • 12 episodes of “Marvelina”
  • 8 episodes of “The Monkey King” adapted by Martha Cinader – “The Monkey King” was also aired on Sender Freis, Berlin
  • Author Interviews– Martha Cinader speaks with notable authors about their work, their lives, and the world. Some Interviews by Martha: Rudolfo Anaya, Ken Kesey, Russel BanksBarbara Chase RiboudChitra Banerjee DivakaruniLeonard Shlain, Merlin Stone

World Wide Web:

  • “Philipp Reis’s Angel” – a biography of Philipp Reis, the real inventor of the telephone, written for the Ocean of Knowwebsite at, 1999
  • “Dating and the Single Parent” – feature article published online byMix ‘n Matchat, 1997
  • Tesla, 1995

• Visible Verse Festival, screening of Eat!, written, produced and performed by Martha Cinader, 2008

  • Two Singles Recorded for Surround Sound by Master Pinguin in Hamburg, Germany, 2002 “New York City Blues” and “Unnamed Flower”
  • Living It CD– 1998 Po’azz Yo’azz on Liquid Sound Lounge Records, featuring Martha Cinader, with Sabine Worthmann and Heinrich Koebberling, and bonus tracks with Bobby Vidal, and the legendary pianist Chris Anderson
  • Living It(The Remixes) (12″)
  • Liquid Sound Lounge, 2000, Appears On:, Living It(12″)
  • Liquid Sound Lounge, 1999, Lasting (12″)
  • Liquid Sound Lounge, 1998, When The Body Calls(12″)Tracks Appear On:
  • Cannabis Cafe(CD), Living It (Victor Simo…, Ministry (Magazine), 2002
  • Maxim’s De Paris(2xCD), Lasting (Acapella), Wagram, 2002
  • Aphrodisiac(3×12″), Livin’ It (Victor Simo…, Universal Music Jazz (France), 1999
  • Nu Jazz Generation(CD), Living It, Virgin Schallplatten GmbH, 1998


  • Listen & Be Heard Network Arts News– Publisher/Editor, 2004-Present (Formerly Listen & Be Heard Weekly)
  • Listen & Be Heard Weekly– Co-publisher/Managing Editor, print weekly, 6000 copies, 32 pages – 2003-06
  • a little book of odes– 2003
  • Environmental Terrorists– 2002
  • Planet AUTHORity– Publisher/Editor – multi-media web magazine – 1998-2003
  • A Gathering of the Tribes Magazine
    Associate Editor issues fivesixand seven.


  • Schools in NYC: Collegiate High School, Nightingale Bamford High School, Audrey Cohen College, Touro College– 1990’s
  • Shelters for homeless families in NYC – Hospital Audiences Inc., 1990-93
  • Albuquerque New Mexico Public Libraries – 1995
  • Sunday Afternoon Stories series at Le Poemeand theThreadwaxing Spacein New York City. 1990-93
  • Monthly Storytime, Listen & Be Heard Poetry Cafe in Vallejo, CA. 2006-08
  • Monthly storytelling at Merril Gardens Senior Home in Vallejo, CA. – Current


  • Mission of Love– a two act multi-media play in iambic pentameter written and produced by Martha Cinader, and showcased in New York City, starring the Jones Twins as EarthWoman and SpaceWoman, and maybe you too. – 1998
  • Dreamscape– a two week run of storytelling theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, written and performed by Martha Cinader, directed by Anthony Sloan – 1995SOME PERFORMANCE CREDITS:
  • Listen and Be Heard Open Mic – a weekly open mic series originated by Martha Cinader in New York City at the Univeresity of the Streetsand the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, transplanted to Vallejo CA. Martha began every open mic with a half hour set of poetry accompanied by live music. 1993-2008
  • Martha Cinader and Po’azz Yo’azz– live concerts with a poet, musicians and dj’s in festivals (including the Panasonic Village Jazz Festivalin NYC andHamburg Jazz Fest), jazz clubs and cafes–New York (Avery Fisher Hall, Knitting Factory, Nuyorican Poets Cafe), San Francisco (North Beach Jazz Festival), London (Royal Festival Hall), Hamburg (Mojo Club), Berlin, Munich and more. 1994-2003
  • desire– Voice track for an on-line multi-media project – 2000
  • Chorus of Poets conducted by Butch Morris– Bang on a Can Festival – 1994
  • New York Skyscraper conducted by Butch Morris,Bowery Poetry Club– 2003
  • Liquid Sound Lounge– poet as MC with DJ Jeannie Hopper on the radio, in dance clubs, festivals and even clothing stores–New York, London, California – 1990-99
  • PeT Project– 1993
  • Theater of Dreams– improvisational storytelling, weaving together the dreams of several audience members and enacted by the Theatre of Dreamsensemble, NYC. – 1993

RADIO PRODUCTION: Pacifica Radio – 1991-99

  • Weekly one hour arts magazine
  • 16 episodes of “A. Lincoln” by Todd Alcott
  • “The House of Miniature Toys” by Ava Chin


  • Grey Advertising E-Marketing Division, NYC– 1997-98
  • Listen & Be Heard Weekly, CA 2004 – Present


  • WordPress, Quark, BBEdit, Some Photoshop and ImageReady, Some Macromedia Flash, I-Movie, Microsoft Word, FTP, Feedburner, Sound editors…
  • html, will fool around with php, css, javascript, mysql databases, but not a programmer


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