D.S. Martin's poetry has appeared in many journals in Canada and the US, such as Canadian Literature, The Christian Century, The Cresset and Queen's Quarterly. His chapbook So The Moon Would Not Be Swallowed was published by Rubicon Press (Edmonton) in March 2007. This collection is about the poet's grandparents who were missionaries to China from 1923 to 1951. He writes about poetry for Faith Today, Books & Culture, Image, and Rock & Sling, and is the Music Critic for Christian Week.