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Martha Cooney is a writer and storyteller from Philadelphia. She is a winner of The Moth GrandSLAM storytelling competition and a frequent First Person Arts Winning Storyteller and Audience Favorite. 

For eight years Martha produced and hosted interactive shows based on stories from kids, performed by Philly's best improv comedians with her company, StoryUP!.

Martha made her comedy debut in a Dublin, Ireland hostel in 2008 in exchange for a night's free stay. She has performed on LIVE at the Kelly Writers House, Commonspace Radio Hour on WHYY, and at the United Palace Theater in New York City.