Judy Doenges

Associate Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Creative Writing-Fiction
  • Department:

    • English
  • Education:

    • MFA^^^ University of Massachusetts


Associate Professor. B.A., English and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts.

Professor Doenges teaches graduate and undergraduate fiction writing workshops and literature courses. She has published a novel, The Most Beautiful Girl in the World. Her short fiction collection, What She Left Me, won a Ferro-Grumley Award, a Washington State Governor s Writers Award, the Bakeless Prize, and was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her stories have appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Georgia Review, Nimrod, Green Mountains Review, Guernica, and in several anthologies. Her reviews have appeared in the Washington Post and the Seattle Times. She has received grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, the Ohio Arts Council, and Bread Loaf Writer s Conference. In 2012, she won a PEN/O. Henry award.