Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at U.C. Davis. She is the author of a food memoir, Tasting Home: Coming of Age in the Kitchen, which appeared with She Writes Press in 2013 and was the winner of twelve independent press awards. Her academic novel, Oink: A Food for Thought Mystery will appear with She Writes Press in April of 2017. She is also the author of three non fiction books on British women writers, feminist literary criticism, and men's movements, and the co editor of two books on women in history, and feminist literary criticism. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where she tends her garden and cooks for family and friends.