|Jason D. Martin
Jason is a writer with a varied field of interests. He is a successful outdoor adventure writer, a playwright, a
screenwriter, and a film critic. Jason's work has been seen in the pages of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the
San Antonio Current, the Northwest Mountaineering Journal, Climbing Magazine, and in many other local
and national publications. Jason splits his time between Seattle and Las Vegas.
Jason is a freelance writer and professional mountain guide. Much of his adventure writing revolves around
the work that he does in the mountains. Jason has professionally guided in the Cascades, the Sierra, Red
Rock Canyon, Joshua Tree, in the Coast Mountains of Canada, the Alaska Range and in the Andes of Boliva
and Ecuador. He co-authored the guidebook, "Washington Ice: A Climbing Guide" and his writing has
appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, the San Antonio Current, the Northwest Mountaineering Journal,
Climbing Magazine and in numerous other publications. Jason splits his time between Seattle and Las Vegas.
A former high school drama teacher, Jason lives and breathes to write for and about theatre and film. Over
the years, seven of his plays have been published in different anthologies. Numerous productions of these
plays and others have been performed throughout the United States and Europe. He has received three
Meritorius Achievement Awards from the American College Theatre Festival for excellence in playwrighting;
and his play "Dying Light" was selected as the Best New Play at the Northwest Drama Conference in 1995.
More recently, Jason's Brechtian exploration of Native American rights and modern environmentalism
entitled, "Endangered Species," was selected as a finalist in the Earth Matters on Stage conference in
Humboldt, California. As a screenwriter, Jason adapted John Weld's book "Fly Away Home" into a
screenplay for Laguana Films in California. In additon to writing for theatre and film, Jason is a critic who
has seen his work published in newspapers throughout North America. Jason holds a Masters of Fine Arts
degree in dramatic writing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.