Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Women and Gender Studies at U.C. Davis. While at U.C. Davis she directed the Women and Gender Studies program and the Consortium for Women and Research.Her food memoir, TASTING HOME, received the following critical acclaim:Starred Review (outstanding in its genre)in Publisher's Weekly Select. First prize, autobiography, in the London Book Festival.Silver,Women's Studies, ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.Bronze,memoir,Independent Publishers's Awards.Finalist, autobiography, from Reader's Favorite.Honorable mentions in the Hollywood and Southern California Book Festivals.Finalist, autobiography, Reader’s Favorite."Approved" Status from Independent Reader Finalist, memoir, National Indie Excellence Book Awards.Honorable Mentions in San Francisco and New York Book FestivalsTwo first place and four finalist awards in Womensmemoir.com Memoir Contests.ABOUT THE AUTHORShe is the author and co-editor of five works of nonfiction on nineteenth-century British women writers, feminist criticism, women’s history, and men’s movements. Read an essay based on her memoir at Judith Newton Huffington Post.Her most current work appears at Judith Newton Huffington Post. in Seasons of Our Lives: Summer (womensmemoir.com 2014); Roots: Where Food Comes From and Where It Takes Us:A BlogHer Anthology (2013); in The Redwood Coast Review (Winter 2012) and poetalk (Summer, 2011); at http://tasting-home.com and at http://ipinionsyndicate.com/.She is currently at work on a screenplay and lives in the East Bay of California where she tends her garden.