Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Women and Gender Studies at U.C. Davis where she directed the Women and Gender Studies program for eight years and the Consortium for Women and Research for four.
She grew up in Compton, California, received her B.A. at Stanford in American literature and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Victorian literature at U.C. Berkeley.
She is the author and co-editor of five works of nonfiction on nineteenth-century British women writers, feminist criticism, women’s history, and men’s movements.
Her memoir, Tasting Home appeared in 2013 and received ten independent press awards.
Other work has appeared in The Redwood Coast Review (Winter 2012), poetalk (Summer, 2011), at http://tasting-home.com and at http://ipinionsyndicate.com/.
She is currently at work on Oink! A Food for Thought Mystery. She in lives in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, where she tends her garden and cooks for family and friends.