Judy Grahn, Ph.D., is an internationally known poet, writer, and social theorist. Her work underpins several movements, including Gay, Lesbian, and Queer, Feminist/Woman-Centered and Women’s Spirituality, but it has spread far beyond any of these.
Listen HERE to Judy Grahn talk about Women's Spirituality as Green Spirituality: "We must go back to go forward sustainably."
Judy currently serves as Associate Core Faculty for the Sofia University in Palo Alto, California, in their Women's Spirituality Master's Program. Judy teaches writing, Metaformic Consciousness (her own philosophy), women’s mythology and ancient literature, and Uncommon Kinship with Luisah Teish, a diversity course using testimony, ritual, symbolism, and a Metaformic philosophical approach.
Judy holds an earned Ph.D. in Integral Studies with an Emphasis in Women’s Spirituality from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.
Judy Grahn does presentations and performs her work, especially with singer/songwriter Anne Carol Mitchell. She collaborates with dancer/choreographer Anne Bluethenthal, and with Dianne E. Jenett on Serpentina: Women-Centered Research for Everyone, sponsoring events, publications, mentoring groups, and study trips to South India.
Judy Grahn's work has won many awards: an NEA Grant, an American Book Review award, an American Book Award, an American Library Award; a Lifetime Achievement Award (in Lesbian Letters); and a Founding Foremother of Women’s Spirituality Award. Triangle Publishers feature a “Judy Grahn Nonfiction Award”.