When asked about the age range of her book, Martin responded, “My book targets young girls from age six and up. Essentially all women can read this book and feel empowered by Goddess Oshun.”
According to Martin’s website, The Goddess of Beauty is an exciting children's book that takes you on a journey to ancient Africa where Goddess Oshun is loved and admired by everyone for her inner and outer beauty. When a young insecure girl on the island of Trinidad runs away from her village, she is approached by a Princess from Jamaica who tells her tales about Goddess Oshun. After hearing about Oshun the young girl is no longer insecure, she accepts Oshun as a beauty icon and aspires to be like her.
“I have written other books about beautiful women from various cultures around the world. My other books are not yet published so 'The Goddess of Beauty' is the first published book in the series,” Martin said in the brief interview.
Martin is the second author to be interviewed on The Wrighter after French-American fiction writer, Pierre Delerive, author of, Do You Remember Me?
Kobina Wright, contributor to The Wrighter, is a Southern California native with a BA in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. She has written several books including “Raise the Red Teddy: A Single Mother’s Guide to Dating;” “The Hodaoa-Anibo Dictionary;” “50” and “A Crime And A Simplification of Something Sublime.” Last year her work was published by the literary magazine, Main Street Rag.
Wright recently finished an artist residency in Chiang Mai, Thailand in December 2012.
To read Martin’s interview on The Wrighter, go to: http://www.thewrighteronline.com/