David Lozell Martin

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General Information

Name: David Lozell Martin

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1946 in Granite City, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: papagator@wk.net

Illinois Connection

Martin was born in Granite City and grew up on a farm near Mt. Olive, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Martin was born in Granite City, grew up on a farm near Mt. Olive, Illinois. His previous novels include international bestsellers Lie to Me and Tap, Tap and the critically acclaimed The Crying Heart Tattoo, The Beginning of Sorrows, and Crazy Love. Martin currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area.

Published Works

  • Tethered, Holt, 1979
  • The Crying Heart Tattoo, Holt, 1982
  • Final Harbor, Holt, 1984
  • The Beginning of Sorrows, Vintage Contemporaries, 1987
  • Lie to Me,, Random House, 1990
  • Bring Me Children, Random House, 1992
  • Tap,Tap, Random House, 1994
  • Cul-De-Sac,1997 Villard,
  • Pelikan, Simon & Schuster, 1999
  • Crazy Love, Simon & Schuster, 2002
  • Facing Rushmore, Simon & Schuster, 2005
  • Our American King, Simon & Schuster, 2007
  • Losing Everything, Simon & Schuster, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 0030482410
Release Date: 1979-10

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Final harbor: A novel

ISBN: 003069504X
Release Date: 1984

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Bring Me Children

ISBN: 0394584716
Release Date: 1992-06-23

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Tap, Tap

ISBN: 0679410554
Release Date: 1995-01-13

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ISBN: 0684853485
Release Date: 1999-11-12

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Facing Rushmore

ISBN: 0684853493
Release Date: 2005-11-18

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Our American King: A Novel

ISBN: 074326732X
Release Date: 2008-12-30

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

Robert Patilla Phoenix Literary Agent

387 North Meyer Avenue

Tuscon, Arizona 85701

External Links

David Lozell Martin on WorldCat

David Lozell Martin on Amazon


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