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Judy Reeves & Steve Montgomery

Judy is a writer, teacher, and writing practice provocateur 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 the 10th anniversary edition of A Year in Ink. She has been leading community-based writing practice groups for twenty-five years and teaches at writing conferences internationally and at San Diego Writers, Ink, a nonprofit literary center she cofounded. Current writing project: a memoir based on an around-the-world trip she took many years ago. Judy’s website is judyreeveswriter.com where she posts blogs on The Lively Muse.


Steve is, with Judy Reeves, co-facilitator of Thursday Writers, a weekly drop-in writing practice group in San Diego. In his career as a public school teacher-librarian, Steve has been deeply involved in the American Library Association’s efforts to educate the public about nationwide efforts to ban or censor books in school and public libraries. Steve’s work has been published in several anthologies, including SDWI’s A Year in Ink. You can visit Steve’s website to learn more.