Anthony Cody grew up in Fresno, California, and has an MFA from California State University in Fresno. He is the author of Borderland Apocrypha (Omnidawn, 2020), winner of the 2018 Omnidawn Open Book Contest selected by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Cody has received fellowships from CantoMundo, the Laureate Lab Visual Wordist Studio, and Desert Nights, Rising Stars. A member of the Hmong American Writers' Circle, he coedited How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology (Heyday, 2011). Cody is the communications manager for CantoMundo and an associate poetry editor for Noemi Press.