Martha Ayers Fuentes Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts English (Ione Lester creative writing award), U. South Florida, 1969.
Great-grandfather William David Dye enlisted in the Confederate Army at Carrol County, Georgia in 1862. He served as a private under thecommand of General Brigadier Howell Cobb. He participated in battlesincluding one at Lee's Mill, Virginia in 1862.
The enemy commenced acannonade at eight a.m. on our position, continuing until three p.m.Under fire the enemy crossed the stream where a North Carolina Regiment occupied. Colonel McKinney, in front and center of his Regiment, led the charge and fell mortally wounded dying. Finally, after a three-hour battle the enemy was driven across the stream, in great confusion and with severe loss.
Author plays: The Rebel, 1970. Mama Don't Make Me Go To College, My Head Hurts, 1963. Two Characters in Search of An Agreement, 1970.
Author fiction: A Cherry Blossom for Miss Chrysanthemum. Contributor articles to local, regional and national newspapers, feature articles to national magazines. Author television plays and feature articlesfor children and young adults.
Lecturer, instructor workshops on drama, writing for television.
Member National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican President Task Force, Republican National Committee, Republican Party, Florida. Member American Association of University Women, National Association of Female Executives, Southeast Playwrights Project, The Alliance of Resident Theatres, Stageworks, Authors Guild, Dramatists Guild, Romance Writers American, Southeastern Writers Association, Florida Studio Theatre, United Daughters Confederacy.
Married Manuel Solomon Fuentes, April 11, 1943.