University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States
In 1981, Judy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
In 1987, Doenges got a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
(These fine stories of marginal, blue-collar people, many ...)
These fine stories of marginal, blue-collar people, many of them lesbian or gay, living difficult lives far removed from urban glamor or the fast lane of pop or gay culture, are unsentimentally yet sensitively told by Judy Doenges. They render well the humanity and the sadness of some of contemporary fiction's most unforgettable characters.
(Wry, edgy and smart, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the Worl...)
Wry, edgy and smart, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" offers a new kind of young heroine, one, who stands fearlessly at the precipice of her family and her town's self-destruction, defiantly fighting to save herself.
In 1981, Judy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Later, she enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1987.
From 1987 till 1991, Judy acted as a faculty member at the Ohio State University. Between 1992 and 1998, she held the same post at Pacific Lutheran University.
In addition, during her career, Doenges served as an artist-in-residence at different organizations, including Headlands Center For the Arts (1991), Hedgebrook (1995) and Ragdale in Lake Forest, Illinois (1997).
Moreover, Doenges has written two books and also contributed to different periodicals, including Georgia Review, Green Mountains Review, Permafrost, Phoebe and Nimrod. Her reviews have appeared in the Washington Post and the Seattle Times.
Currently, Judy holds a post of an associate professor of English at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate fiction writing workshops and literature courses.