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Martha Greenwald is the Founding Director and curator of The WhoWeLost Project. Who We Lost: Writing to Remember the Pandemic, an anthology based on the sites, is forthcoming from Belt Publishing in Spring 2023. She is the author of the poetry collection Other Prohibited Items, which won the Mississippi Review Prize for Poetry. In 2020, she was the first prize winner of the Yeats Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Rattle, Nurture, Slate, Best New Poets, The Threepenny Review, and numerous other journals.  She has been been both a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford and a Pearl Hogrefe Fellow at Iowa State, and has received fellowships from the Kentucky and North Carolina Arts Councils.  She taught creative writing, literature, and ESL at the high school and college level for nearly twenty years. Born and raised on the Jersey shore, Martha lives, works, and writes in Louisville, Kentucky.