Judith Cody

poet, composer, photographer

FIGHTIN' WORDS, poetry & prose from PEN Oakland

"Fightin' Words:"25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose from “The Blue-Collar” PEN

Edited by Judith Cody
Kim McMillon
Claire Ortalda

Over one hundred noted PEN Oakland authors are represented in this exciting Fightin’ Words anthology; many of whom are recipients of prestigious national literary awards as well as PEN Oakland literary awards.
The anthology contains a variety of beautifully crafted works that fight for the reader’s attention and that include investigative journalism, fiction, personal essays, poetry, plus an absolutely riveting interview between two of today’s nationally known and acclaimed figures in the world of letters when MacArthur Fellow Ishmael Reed interviews journalist Richard Prince who received the 2013 Ida B. Wells Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
Readers can order this book or get more info on Fightin’Words from Heyday Books. Or readers can order the Fightin’Words anthology from Barnes and Noble.

Fightin' Words details:
ISBN-13: 9780615967974
Publisher: Heyday Books
Release date: November 2014

Selected Works

New Release!
Contemporary poetry & prose anthology by over 100 noted PEN Oakland authors.
Works in Progress
WWII & Vietnam personal sagas
“This is another strong pillar for the world's music reference libraries.”
--Music Web United Kingdom
“This book of poems will uplift a wilting soul. Full of enthusiasm, color and vibrancy, it opens the way to the Universe. A must read for all who seek a fresh approach.”
--Warren Thurston, author
Non-Fiction Article
“Awe inspiring revelations on creativity throughout life"
GIFT Idea! Download book to read, or email to a friend!! Awesome poetry & art.
Judith's new WW 2, B-17 Flying Fortress photo essay. #1 on Google & #1 on Yahoo & #1 on Bing!!!
Long out-of-print collectable edition, anthology of San Francisco Bay Area small press colour broadsides of poetry and music
Excerpts from out-of-print collectable poetry anthology with some of Judith's longer poems on ecology, nature & the nature of love.
Works In Progress
Life, Love & Nature
GIFT IDEA: "Roses in Portraiture" gorgeous pictures of roses & the flower poem