Judith Moffett Papers, 1955-2020 - Finding Aid Public Deposited

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Scope and Content: Papers of author Judith Moffett, dated 1955-2020. Includes correspondence with friends and family, drafts of her literary works, correspondence related to her writing, lecture and class files, and academic work. The collection covers a wide variety of topics including women’s liberation, the environment, civil rights, politics, cultural changes, protests, sex, love, religion, and relationships.

Biographical Note: Judith Moffett was born in Louisville, Kentucky on 30 August 1942. She attended Hanover College in the early sixties and went on to study at Colorado State University, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Doctorate in American Civilization in 1971. Moffett is the author of numerous works, spanning poetry, Swedish translation, science fiction, literary criticism, and non-fiction. She worked as a professor for many years, most recently at the University of Kentucky. Moffett is the recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer Award in Science Fiction.

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