“…Judith Claire Mitchell understands what’s at the marrow of our funny bones, that humor lives in darkness, that our families are our curses and our blessings, that great pain can beget great love…”
–Lauren Groff, NY Times bestselling author of Arcadia
Judith Claire Mitchell is the author of the novels The Last Day of the War and A Reunion of Ghosts, the latter forthcoming from Harper in March 2015. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she teaches undergrad and graduate fiction workshops at the University of Wisconsin, where she is a professor of English and the director of the MFA program in creative writing. She has received grants and fellowships from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Wisconsin Arts Board, and Bread Loaf, among others. To contact her, please use the form here.