Judith Laura

P.O. Box 2381
Kensington, MD 20891

Author's Bio

Judith Laura is a poet and author of both fiction and nonfiction. Her novels are the award-winning _Beyond All Desiring_ (2005), and _Three Part Invention_(2002). She is also author of two books of mixed genre, the award-winning _Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century_(1997, 2008) and _She Lives! The Return of Our Great Mother_ (1989,1999,2010) and the nonfiction _Goddess Matters: The Mystical, Practical & Controversial_(2011). Her poems have appeared in many print and online journals including: Metropolitan, Pudding Magazine, Poetica, OALM, Broomstick, Facets Magazine, The Pedestal Magazine, The Mid-America Poetry Review, Fiera Lingue, Soul Fountain, Poemeleon , and the anthologies Prayers to Protest (Pudding House 1998), A Pagan's Muse (Kensington/Citadel 2003), and Not What I Expected (Paycock 2007) Among the publications in which her short fiction has appeared are: Poetica, So Dark So Deep, Gemini Books' Jetstream line, HLFQ, and the anthology Hot & Bothered 3 (Arsenal Pulp Press 2001).

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Not What I Expected
(Paycock, 2007)
, Prayers to Protest
(Pudding House Publications, 1998)
, The Pagan's Muse
(Citadel Press, 2003)
Journals: 
Broomstick, Facets, Fiera Lingue, Metropolitan, Mid-American Poetry Review, Moondance, Pedestal Magazine, Poemeleon, Poetica, Pudding Magazine
Prizes Won: 
2009 USA Best Books Award, Winner, comparative relgion category (Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century) 2006 Ulysses Award (Beyond All Desiring) 2006 Best Books Awards, Finalist(Beyond All Desiring) 2009 Media Darlings Awards, Finalist (Beyond All Desiring)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Born in: 
Brooklyn, United States
Raised in: 
Trenton/Ewing, NJ, United States
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Last updated: Apr 19, 2012