Marathon #1 – October 2019

Marathon 1 authors: Anthony Cody, Jeffrey Schultz, and Marisol Baca

Marathon #1

October 1-31, 2019

Featuring Anthony Cody, Jeffrey Schultz, and Marisol Baca.

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Anthony Cody

October 2-16, 2019

MFA Creative Writing, Fresno State, 2020; BA English, Fresno State, 2004

Anthony Cody is the author of Borderland Apocrypha (Omnidawn, 2020), which won the 2018 Omnidawn Open Book Prize. He is a CantoMundo fellow, an associate poetry editor for Noemi Press, and he currently serves as a graduate fellow in the Laureate Lab Visual Wordist Studio at Fresno State, where he studies poetry in the MFA Creative Writing Program.

Author website


Jeffrey Schultz

October 9-23, 2019

MFA Creative Writing, University of Oregon, 2003; BA English, Fresno State, 2001

Jeffrey Schultz is the author of two National Poetry Series selections: Civil Twilight (Ecco, 2017) and What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other (Georgia, 2014). Along with his wife and partner-in-all-things, Leah, he lives in Los Angeles, surrounded by a seemingly ever-increasing brood of rescue animals.


Marisol Baca

October 16-30, 2019

MFA Creative Writing, Cornell University, 2007; BA English, Fresno State, 2003

Marisol Baca is the author of Tremor (Three Mile Harbor, 2018). In 2019, she was named Fresno Poet Laureate. She is the first woman to hold this appointment, and her poem “The Origin of Certain Place Names: for Fresno” was designated the city’s official poem. She is an English professor at Fresno City College, and she has established a community for women writers of color that seeks to support and uplift their writing endeavors.

Author website

Published by jeffersonbeavers

Jefferson Beavers is a multimedia storyteller based in Fresno, Calif. He works at Fresno State and enjoys volunteering in the community.

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