Judy Hogan

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

Moncure, NC 27559-0253
(919) 545-9932

Author's Bio

Judy Hogan founded Carolina Wren Press (1976-91), and was co-editor of Hyperion Poetry Journal, 1970-81). She has published six volumes of poetry, two mysteries, and two other prose works with small presses.She is also publishing all sixteen of her mysteries under her own imprint Hoganvillaea Books. She has taught all forms of creative writing since 1974. She joined Sisters in Crime in 2007 and has focused on writing and publishing traditional mystery novels. In 2011 Killer Frost (Mainly Murder Press, 2012) was a finalist in the St. Martin’s Malice Domestic Mystery contest. Mainly Murder Press in 2013 published Farm Fresh and Fatal. Under Hoganvillaea Books Judy published The Sands of Gower, the First Penny Weaver Mystery, and Haw: the Second Penny Weaver Mystery. Nuclear Apples? the Third Penny Weaver Mystery comes out September 1, 2016. Judy worked on exchanges with Russian writers, 1990-2001, and has given papers at University of Kostroma literary conferences twice. The twists and turns of her life’s path over the years have given her plenty to write about. She is also a small farmer and an environmental activist and lives in Moncure, N.C. Blog://postmenopausalzest.blogspot.com

Publications & Prizes


Farm Fresh and Fatal (Mainly Murder Press, 2013)
Killer Frost (Mainly Murder Press, 2012)


This River (Wild Embers Press, 2014)
Beaver Soul (Finishing Line Press, 2013)
Beaver Soul (Kostroma Writers Organization, 1997)
Light Food (Latitudes Press, 1989)
Sun-Blazoned (Sunbury Press Books, 1983)
Arts Journal
Chapel Hill Herald
Literary Kostroma
News and Observer
Pembroke Magazine
Small Press Review
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Finalist in St. Martin's Malice Domestic Mystery Contest, 2011.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Bridges Burned by Annette Dashofy, Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama, Minor Heresies, Major Departures by John Espey, The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon

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Norman, OK
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Last update: Jul 09, 2016