Judith Valente is an awarding-winning print and broadcast journalist, poet and essayist.
She has worked for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Dallas Times Herald, she has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize on numerous occasions. For past eight years, Ms. Valente has been an award-winning contributor to the national PBS-TV news program Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
She is the author and contributor to several poetry books including Discovering Moons and Inventing An Alphabet plus a wide variety of other publications. She was co-editor with her husband, Charles Reynard, on the inspirational book, Twenty Poems to Nourish Your Soul (Loyola Press, 2005).
Judith holds a masters in fine arts in creative writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives in Illinois.