Judith Harway is a widely published poet, memoirist, and essayist. Her work has earned two Wisconsin Arts Board Literature Fellowships, the Eric Hoffer Award, the Muse Prize for Excellence in Poetry from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, and numerous other honors.
Her most recent book, Sundown: A Daughter’s Memoir of Alzheimer’s Care (2014 ), received the Eric Hoffer Award. Her collections of poetry include All That is Left (2009); Vanishing Point (2018), a collaboration with Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Kathleen Ann Dale, and Bill Murtagh; and chapbooks Swimming in the Sky (2014); and The Memory Box (2002).
Judith is a Professor of Writing and Humanities at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University, and is a founding member of the Milwaukee Jewish Artists’ Laboratory, and a fellow of both the MacDowell Colony and the Hambidge Center. She and her husband, musician Dan Armstrong, make their home in the Milwaukee, WI area with their rescue dog who has happily replaced their grown children.