Martin Grossman graduated with a journalism degree from Los Angeles City College where he was editor of his college newspaper, "The Daily Cub." This is where he developed his skill and passion for writing. After serving his country overseas he returned to the U.S. and completed his Bachelors Degree at Whittier College. In 1975, he came to Alaska on vacation and continues to reside here to this day. He is married to his wife of 23 years, Dona. They have five grown children, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Martin’s main focus is writing children's and young adult books. He previously published the children's book "Oscar the Otter" and "a young adult satirical book “The Pigs of Lake Hood." The idea for his latest fully illustrated, chapter book, "The Totems of Seldovia," came to him when he travelled to the small, seacoast community of Seldovia, which is located across Kachemak Bay from Homer, Alaska. Happy children abound there and they walked with him while showing him some of the unusual places and sights in the small Alaskan Community…the least of which were the strange and wonderful “Totems.”