Judith Cody




Local newsletter reporter:
What do you miss most in life?
Mowing my lawn.


Judith Cody’s new poetry chapbook, Garden on an Alien Star System, was just published by Finishing Line Press. Currently, the Smithsonian Institute is displaying her poem posters on the official Smithsonian Institute website. Her poetry is published in over 200 journals, and has won many national awards, including second prize in the national Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition. Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts selected her poem from a competitive group from around the world for exhibition in a featured art gallery installation. Her poetry chapbook was a finalist in Bright Hills Press’s national competition. She has won Atlantic Monthly and Amelia awards; her poems were nominated for Best of the Net, quarterfinalists in the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry and were cited for honorable mentions by the National League of American Pen Women. She edited the PEN Oakland anthology Fightin’ Words and wrote the internationally notable biography of composer Vivian Fine: A Bio-Bibliography and Eight Frames Eight, poems. Her work is seen in many anthologies and poems appear in journals such as: California Quarterly, Alexandria Quarterly, Apricity Magazine, Bindweed Magazine, Brickplight, Brief Wilderness, Carbon Culture Review, Nimrod International Journal, New York Quarterly, Stand, South Carolina Review, Texas Review, Euphony Journal, Fugue, Clare, Green Hills Literary Lantern, DASH Literary Journal, Misfit Magazine, The Montreal Review, Fox Cry Review, Louisville Review, The Offbeat, Neologism, Madison Review, Nonconformist Magazine, The Paragon Press, Phoebe, Poetic Sun, Quiddity, Primavera, Poet Lore, Poem, Xavier Review, Hiram Poetry Review, The Cape Rock, Citron Review, Ignatian, The Brooklyn Review, Penmen Review, Splash of Red, Soundings East, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Vox Poetica, Westview, Wrath-Bearing Tree, Caduceus, Chaffin Journal, Arabesques Review, Laurel Review, Androgyne, Chaparral, Forge, Abstract: Contemporary Expression, Qwerty, Tiger’s Eye Journal, The Tower Journal, Lyrical Passion Poetry E-zine, Cloudbank, Vending Machine Press, Voices de la Luna, Willard & Maple, Third Wednesday, The Courtship of Winds, Nude Bruce Review, Signal Mountain Review, and others.