For Borderland Apocrypha, Anthony has been honored as a 2022 Whiting Award winner, a 2021 American Book Award winner, a 2020 National Book Award finalist in Poetry, a 2020 Poets & Writers debut poet, a 2021 PEN America / Jean Stein Award finalist, a 2021 L.A. Times Book Award finalist, a 2021 California Book Award finalist, a 2020 Believer Magazine Editor’s longlist in Poetry, as well as a winner of a 2020 Southwest Book Award.
He is a CantoMundo fellow from Fresno, California with lineage in both the Bracero Program and the Dust Bowl. His poetry has appeared in The Academy of American Poets: Poem-A-Day Series, The Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, Ninth Letter, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, The Boiler, ctrl+v journal, Elderly, among others. Anthony co-edited How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology (Heyday, 2011), as well as co-edited and co-translated Juan Felipe Herrera’s Akrílica (Noemi Press, 2022).
He is a graduate of the MFA-Creative Writing Program at Fresno State and has received fellowships from CantoMundo, Community of Writers, and Desert Nights, Rising Stars. He is co-publisher of Noemi Press, a poetry editor for Omnidawn, collaborates with Juan Felipe Herrera and the Laureate Lab Visual Wordist Studio, and is faculty in poetry at Randolph College's Low Residency MFA Program. For more information, visit www.anthonycody.com.