After many years as a successful journalist and poet, Judith Valente arrived to lead a workshop at a monastery. The experience changed her life. In our interview, we discuss Valente's career as a reporter on the religion beat, and how her explorations of the contemplative life have affected her daily living.
Judith Valente is an awarding-winning print and broadcast journalist, poet and essayist. Her most recent book is Atchison Blue: a Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home, and a Living Faith.