A graduate Cum Laude in English Literature from Columbia University, Judith Lee Herbert returned to poetry after a successful career in another field.
Her chapbook, Songbird, was chosen as a finalist in the Blue Light Poetry Prize and Chapbook Competition in 2017. Her poems placed in contests in 2018 at the Nassau County Poet Laureate Society and the Mid-Island Y JCC.
Her poetry has appeared in three additions of the Bards Annual and in Before the Dawn 2019. Her poems have been published in print and online publications including The Ekphrastic Review, These Fragile Lilacs, First Literary Review-East, Nassau County Poet Laureate Society Review, Long Island Quarterly, and Mothering in the Middle.
She enjoys reading her poetry and features at venues in New York City and Long Island.