Friday, January 2, 2015

Fightin' Words reading, Tuesday, February 10


invites the public to a free reading
from their ground-breaking anthology
Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry & Prose from “The Blue-Collar” PEN

Tueday, February 10, 2015

6:30 — 9:00 PM

Berkeley City College Auditorium

2050 Center Street

Berkeley, California 

Award-winning authors Lucille Lang Day, Jack & Adelle Foley, Rafael Jesús González, Kirk Lumpkin, Mary Mackey, devorah major, Kim McMillon, Claire Ortalda, 
Tony Rodríguez, Floyd Salas, & 
Richard Silberg will read.  
Sharon Coleman will emcee this event. 
This is an opportunity to meet many of the diverse cultural voices that are highlighted in this groundbreaking new work edited by Judith Cody, Kim McMillon & Claire Ortalda.
For more information, please call (510) 681-5652.
Advance Praise for Fightin’ Words:

“A tide of swelling voices that dare to speak up 

against the con-fines of official narratives 
and connect with the growing silenced masses.”— 
Genny Lim, author of Paper Gods and Rebels
“Literary artists who otherwise would be below 

the radar of exposure have PEN Oakland to thank 
for relentless cultural activism on our behalf.” — 
Eugene B. Redmond, founding editor, Drumvoices Revue
“Lyrical insight and the arc of human thought 

for a new and possible world 
create this amazing anthology.” — 
Nina Serrano, host of KPFA’s Open Book: Poet to Poet

Publication Date:        October 6, 2014
ISBN:                          978-0-615-96797-4 Paperback:                   
Pages Price:                  6x9, 200          $18.00 
Distributors:                Ingram and Baker & Taylor or direct from the 
Publishers:------------- PEN Oakland Publications & Heyday Books



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