Judith Viorst

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Judith Viorst
Viorst at a National Book Festival reading, August 2014
Viorst at a National Book Festival reading, August 2014
BornJudith Stahl
(1931-02-02) February 2, 1931 (age 90)
Newark, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
Alma materRutgers University
Notable worksAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
Notable awards2011 Foremother Award
SpouseMilton Viorst
Children3

Judith Viorst (née Stahl,[1] February 2, 1931) is an American writer, newspaper journalist, and psychoanalysis researcher.[2] She is known for writing Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1972), which has sold over two million copies.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Aarons, Leroy. "Judith Viorst Wrote 'Sometimes I Hate My Husband,' but to Author Hubby Milton, That's Poetic License" Archived 2016-09-16 at the Wayback Machine, People (magazine), February 18, 1980 Vol. 13 No. 7. Accessed August 4, 2016. "Born in Maplewood, N.J., the daughter of an accountant and a mother 'who was a reader and a bridge player,' Judith Stahl started writing poetry at age 7."
  2. "Judith Viorst". WorldCat.org. Retrieved March 30, 2010.
  3. "The Author, Judith Viorst". The Kennedy Center.