Martha Zweig (born Philadelphia) is an American poet. Her most recent book is Monkey Lightning (Tupelo Press, 2010).
She was raised in Moorestown Township, New Jersey where she attended the Quaker Moorestown Friends School. She earned her B.A. and an M.A.and a Hopwood Award from the University of Michigan; and an M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College with a MFA. She lived in Hardwick, Vermont, and volunteers for North Country Animal League, and for Restorative Justice.
Her poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including The Beloit Poetry Journal, Boston Review, Conduit, Field, Gettysburg Review, Indiana Review, The Journal, The Kenyon Review, Literary Imagination,Manoa, Notre Dame Review, New Orleans Review, The North American Review, Northwest Review, Paris Review, The Progressive, Willow Springs.