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Judith Valente



Judith Valente is an award-winning journalist, poet, and essayist and has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards for her broadcast work in 2015. She has also been a finalist twice for the Pulitzer Prize in journalism. Judith is the senior correspondent at WGLT Radio, a National Public Radio station. She contributes reports from the Midwest to USA Today, National Catholic Reporter, and U.S. Catholic. Previously, she was a contributing correspondent for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly on PBS-TV, a Midwest correspondent for America, and a reporter for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. She splits her time between Normal and Chicago, IL.

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How to Be (Paperback)
         A Monk and a Journalist Reflect on Living & Dying, Purpose & Prayer, Forgiveness & Friendship

How to Live (Paperback)
         What the Rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us About Happiness, Meaning, and Community