Kristen Fogle & Judy Reeves

Kristen has been the executive director of San Diego Writers, Ink since 2013. She is also a theater director, producer, and teaching artist, as well as a writing instructor and a former magazine editor. Her third and fourth prompt-based writing books (with Rockridge Press) were released in 2022.


Judy is a writer and teacher whose books include A Writer’s Book of Days, named “Best Nonfiction” by the San Diego Book Awards; Writing Alone, Writing Together; A Creative Writer’s Kit; The Writer’s Retreat Kit and, most recently, Wild Women, Wild Voices. Her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry has appeared in the San Diego ReaderThe Frozen MomentA Year in Ink; Connotations Press; Serving House Journal; Waymark; Expressive Writing, Classroom and Community, and other journals and anthologies. Two plays, written with a women’s writing ensemble, were produced by the Fritz Theater. She’s also served as editor for several journals and chapbooks, including three editions of A Year in Ink. She has been leading community-based writing practice groups for thirty years and teaches at writing conferences internationally and at San Diego Writers, Ink, a nonprofit literary center she cofounded. Her memoir, When Your Heart Says Go, will be released in October 2023. Judy’s website is