VIORST, Judith. American, b. 1931. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Poetry, Psychology, Sciences. Career: Redbook magazine, contributing editor and columnist, 1968-95; Washington Star Syndicate, columnist, 1970-72. Publications: (ed. with S. Moore) Wonderful World of Science, 1961; Projects: Space, 1962; 150 Science Experiments, Step-by-Step, 1963; Natural World, 1965; The Village Square, 1965; The Changing Earth, 1967; Sunday Morning, 1968; It's Hard to Be Hip over Thirty, and Other Tragedies of Married Life, 1968; I'll Fix Anthony, 1969; Try It Again, Sam: Safety When You Walk, 1970; (with M. Viorst) The Washington, D.C. Underground Gourmet, 1970; People and Other Aggravations, 1971; The Tenth Good Thing about Barney, 1971; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, 1972; Yes, Married: A Saga of Love and Complaint (prose pieces), 1973; My Mama Says There Aren't Any Zombies, Ghosts, Vampires, Creatures, Demons, Monsters, Fiends, Goblins, or Things, 1973; Rosie and Michael, 1974; How Did I Get to Be Forty and Other Atrocities, 1976; A Visit from St. Nicholas to a Liberated Household, 1977; Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, 1978; Love and Guilt and the Meaning of Life, Etc., 1979; If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries, 1981; Necessary Losses, 1986; When Did I Stop Being Twenty and Other Injustices, 1987; The Good-bye Book, 1988; Forever Fifty and Other Negotiations (poetry), 1989; Earrings!, 1990; Murdering Mr. Monti (novel), 1994; The Alphabet from Z to A (With Much Confusion on the Way), 1994; Sad Underwear and Other Complications, 1995; Alexander, Who's Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move, 1996; Imperfect Control, 1998; You're Officially a Grown-Up, 1999; Suddenly Sixty, 2000; Grown-Up Marriage, 2002.