The Frank Martin Review is an independent, online literary journal founded by Darien Cavanaugh and William Garland in 2014 and based in Columbia, SC. 




Darien Cavanaugh (Founding Editor, Managing Editor) received his MFA from the University of South Carolina. His fiction and poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Sou’wester, The Dos Passos Review, Memoir (and), The Minnetonka Review, The Blue Collar Review, Struggle, Pank, The James Dickey Newsletter, Megaera, The Pickwick Press, Gertrude, I-70 Review, Kakalak, The Gap-Toothed Madness, The Blue Earth Review, and The San Pedro River Review, among others. He is the Founding Director of The Columbia Broadside Project, a Co-Coordinator for Deckle Edge, a member of the Board of Directors for Auntie Bellum, a reporter for War is Boring, a writing instructor at the Tri-District Arts Consortium, and a bartender at The Whig, North America’s greatest dive bar.


William Garland (Founding Editor, Editor-at-Large) teaches English at the University of South Carolina, where he received an MFA in creative writing. His work is published or is forthcoming in HOOT, The Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review, Revolution House, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Real South Magazine, Black Fox Literary Magazine, and other literary journals and anthologies. He was the recent winner of Jasper Magazine’s “One Book, One Poem” contest, judged by Ron Rash.