Judy Halebsky is the author of Spring and a Thousand Years (Unabridged), Tree Line, and Sky =Empty, which one the New Issues Poetry Prize. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she moved to Northern California to study poetry at Mills College. On fellowships from the Japanese Ministry of Culture, she spent five years living in Japan, where she trained in Butoh dance and Noh theatre. Halebsky’s work has been supported by fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center. Her poems have been published in American Poetry Review, Field, Zyzzyva and elsewhere. She directs the low-res MFA in Creative Writing at Dominican University of California and lives in Oakland.
第一詩集『Sky=Empty』は新人詩人の登竜門である「the New Issue Prize」を獲得。「the California Book Award」のファイナリストともなった。