About The Author

Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Women and Gender Studies at U.C. Davis. While at U.C. Davis she directed the Women and Gender Studies program for eight years and the Consortium for Women and Research for four.

Her memoir, Tasting Home: Coming of Age in the Kitchen, is now available. In 2011 and 2012 six chapters of her memoir won contests sponsored by women’s memoir.com.
In May 2013 Tasting Home won an IPPY Award in Memoir.  It is also a finalist in the Reader’s Favorite Contest in Autobiograpy and a runner up in the Hollywood Book Festival. See Books for more information.

Newton is also the author and co-editor of five works of non fiction on nineteenth-century British women writers, feminist criticism, women’s history, and men’s movements. Four of these works were reprinted by Routledge and the University of Michigan Press in the fall of 2012. For more information see Books.

Her most current work has appeared in The Huffington Post(” A Valentine for My Gay Ex-Husband”; “Reclaiming the Kitchen: Women’s History Month Meets the Food Justice Movement”; Saying Goodbye to a Difficult Mother,” and “How Mastering the Art of French Cooking Turned My Life Around”), in The Redwood Coast Review (“‘The Trip’: Male Midlife Crisis Meets Modernist Cuisine,” Winter 2012), poetalk (“There’s None Can Die,” Summer, 2011), at http://tasting-home.com, and at http://ipinionsyndicate.com

Judith is currently at work on a feminist mystery and lives in the East Bay of California where she tends her garden and cooks for family and friends.Her memoir.

You may contact her at jnjocals@gmail.com

5 Responses to About The Author

  1. julianne Morris says:

    Looking Good Judy – Congratulations! I will be reading your memoir with pleasure.
    Julianne

  2. RuthRosen says:

    congratulations, Judy!

  3. stefano varese says:

    Wonderfully tasty and intriguing. In the process of writing my own memoir/memorias I will have to learn a lot from you. I can hardly wait to read your book. Congratulations, Stefano

  4. Teresa Bruce says:

    Loved your blog about hiring publicists. I just wish I had read it six months ago, when I started randomly sending out ARCs without a plan.

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