Judith Ford’s writing has been published in Better Than Starbucks Poetry & Fiction Journal, Caveat Lector, Clackamas Literary Review, Confluence, Connecticut Review, Evening Street Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Jumbelbook, The Laurel Review, The Meadow, New English Review, North Dakota Quarterly, The Paragon Journal, The Penmen Review, Pennsylvania English, Pine Hills Review, Quarter After Eight, Rubbertop Review, Southern Humanities Review, Voices de la Luna, Waxing & Waning, Willow Review, Young Ravens Literary Review, and many other journals. She coauthored a poetry collection with Martin Jack Rosenblum, Burning Oak, published by Lionhead Press (1986). Her memoir, Fever of Unknown Origin, (published by Resource Publications) is now available on Amazon and will soon appear in bookstores. Judith received Pushcart Prize nominations for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, won first place in the Willow Review Prose Award (2005), and was awarded “most highly commended” in the Margaret Reid Poetry Contest (2008).
She has an MFA in writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, a BS in education and an MSW from the University of Wisconsin. Judith is a retired psychotherapist and in the past has led workshops in the use of the arts in psychotherapy. She’s also taught creative writing to middle, high school, and adult students.
When she’s not writing Judith enjoys reading, hiking, dancing, strength training, yoga, and Words With Friends. She is the mother of three grown children, and grandmother to four wonderful grandchildren.