Breakout Writers Series: Anthony Cody
Join us for a reading by poet Anthony Cody, author of Borderland, Apocrypha.
Introduced by: Jeb Haley
Anthony Cody is from Fresno, CA with lineage in both the Bracero Program and the Dust Bowl. His debut, Borderland Apocrypha (Omnidawn, 2020) won the 2018 Omnidawn Open Book Prize, a 2021 American Book Award, a 2020 Southwest Book Award and a 2022 Whiting Award, as well as recognized as a finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN America / Jean Stein Award. among others. Anthony co-edited and co-translated Juan Felipe Herrera’s Akrilica (Noemi Press, 2022), as well as co-edited How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology (Heyday, 2011). His forthcoming collection, The Rendering, (Omnidawn) will be published in Spring 2023. He is co-publisher of Noemi Press, collaborates with Juan Felipe Herrera and the Laureate Lab Visual Wordist Studio, and is visiting faculty in poetry at Randolph College's Low Residency MFA Program.
Open to all
This event is sponsored by The Black Mountain Institute