Judith Arcana Biography
member of the Abortion Counseling Service of Women's Liberation ("Jane"),
Judith Arcana is a writer, currently writing fiction about tattoos
and poems about abortion (supported by a Poetry Award from the Barbara
Deming Memorial Fund, a Poetry Fellowship from Oregon Literary Arts,
and grants from the Rockefeller Archive Center and the Union Institute
and short prose pieces appear in anthologies, newspapers, and literary
magazines including ZYZZYVA, Nimrod, Fireweed,
CALYX and Prairie Schooner.
teacher of writing, literature and women's studies, Judith's nonfiction
books are Our MothersDaughters, Every Mother's Son and
Grace Play's Life Stories: A Literary Biography.
years resident in the Great Lakes region, she moved to the Pacific
Northwest in 1995. Judith is a member of the Graduate Faculty of The