...is an acclaimed short story writer and novelist. Her first novel, ‘A Mile of River’, was a Radio 5 Live Book of the Month and was shortlisted for the Portico Prize for Literature.
Her second novel, ‘The Poet’s Wife’, was shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award.
Judith’s short stories have featured in the Bridport Prize Anthology, the Commonwealth Short Story Awards, and on BBC Radio 4.
Her new novel, ‘The Moon Field’, described by The Times as ‘deeply moving’, is set in the First World War.
Judith has lectured widely on Creative Writing, both for universities and freelance, for almost two decades.
She lives with her family in Northamptonshire and is working on her fourth novel.
Her contribution to this anthology is the story, ‘Black Widow’.