Judith Pacht

Judith Pacht Judith Pacht’s chapbook, Users Guide will be published by Finishing Line Press in 2009.  Her manuscript was a finalist for the 2008 Philip Levine Prize and the TUPELO PRESS’ open submission competition.  She won Honorable Mention in the 2007 ROBERT FROST Award competition, the 2007 ROBINSON JEFFERS TOR HOUSE PRIZE FOR POETRY, and the SMARTISH PACE Erskine J. Poetry Prize.  Pacht was first place winner in the GEORGIA POETRY SOCIETY, Edgar Bowers competition, and received the MARGARET REID HIGH DISTINCTION AWARD. Her work includes poems published or to be published in PLOUGHSHARES; RUNES; PHOEBE; CIDER PRESS REVIEW; THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW, Red Hen Press; SOLO 6; FOREIGN LITERATURE, a Journal (Moscow, Russia); and the University of California Press as well as in numerous anthologies including FROM THE OTHER WORLD: POEMS IN MEMORY OF JAMES WRIGHT (Lost Hills Press. 2007), THE POETRY OF RELATIONSHIPS, an anthology (Canadian Federation of Poets, 2009), and Tebot Bach’s ANTHOLOGY OF CALIFORNIA POETS, 2003 and 2006.  Her chapbook, also her first poetry collection, Falcon (Conflu:X Press), was published in 2004. Recent and upcoming readings include those with B.H. Fairchild and Tony Barnstone.