Judith Hall is the author of “To Put The Mouth To” which was selected for the National Poetry Series, and Anatomy, Errata, winner of the Ohio State University Press publication award. Most recently she has published The Promised Folly (TriQuarterly Books / Northwestern University Press, 2003). Hall teaches at California Institute of Technology and has served as poetry editor of The Antioch Review since 1995.
Hall is the recipient of many awards including an Individual Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Ohio State University Press Poetry Award in 1997, a grant from the Ingram Merrill Foundation in 1984 and the Margaret Bridgman Fellowship in Poetry from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in 1992. Hall earned her bachelor’s degree (1973) from Clark University, a fine arts diploma (1976) from Corcoran School of Art and her master’s degree (1979) from Johns Hopkins University. her poems have appeared in numerous publications including the New Republic, Best American Poetry, Paris Review and Yale Review and she has taught at several universities including Loyola College, St. Mary’s College and UCLA. While in Residence at St. Mary’s, Judith Hall will be working on her new manuscript which has the working title of Last Supper in Milan. She will conduct a writing workshop on campus and present a reading of her work to the campus and local community on Tuesday, March 2, 2004.