Georgia Ann Banks-Martin was born in Lincoln Park, MI on Feb. 6, 1971. She was raised on the southwest side of Detroit in the area known as Marion Park. She attended Beard Elementary, Wilson Middle School, and Southwestern High. However, she completed high school at Sidney Lanier in 1989 after relocating to Montgomery, AL during the summer of 1988.
She earned her BA in English, Language Arts at Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL (1997), her M.F.A. (Poetry) at Queens University Charlotte, Charlotte, NC (2009), and her M.A. in Mythological Studies with Emphasis in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute Carpentaria, CA (2011).
Learn more about the poet by visiting the Montgomery Press and Authors Club pages.