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Martin Padgett


Martin PadgettMartin Padgett has written books, essays, features, product reviews, and news for 30 years. By day, Padgett is the editorial director for Internet Brands Automotive, where he runs the daily news operations for some of the leading car review and research web sites, including The Car Connection, Motor Authority, and Green Car Reports. In 2018 he earned his MFA in narrative nonfiction writing from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication; in 2019, he was named a Lambda Literary fellow. His book, Midnight at the Oasis: A Decade of Drag, Drugs, and Disco at the Sweet Gum Head will be published by W.W. Norton in 2021.