Judith Laura


Kensington, MD
Maryland US

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 & Prizes

Not What I Expected (Paycock, 2007)
The Pagan's Muse (Citadel Press, 2003)
Prayers to Protest (Pudding House Publications, 1998)
Fiera Lingue
Mid-American Poetry Review
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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)

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Trenton/Ewing, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Apr 19, 2012