Judy Kronenfeld is the author of three full-length collections of poetry: Shimmer (WordTech Editions, 2012),Light Lowering in Diminished Sevenths, winner of the 2007 Litchfield Review Poetry Book Award, now available in a second edition (Antrim House Books, 2012), and Shadow of Wings (Bellflower, 1991). She has also published two chapbooks, Disappeared Down Dark Wells and Still Falling (Inevitable Press, 2000), and Ghost Nurseries(Finishing Line, 2005). A Stanford Ph.D., Judy has also authored a controversial critical study, King Lear and the Naked Truth (Duke, 1998). She has taught English literature at the University of California, Irvine, the University of California, Riverside, and Purdue University. After her midlife turn back to her childhood love of writing poetry, Judy began to teach in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside, where she is now Lecturer Emerita, having retired after 25 years. She now serves as an Associate Editor of the online journal, Poemeleon .