Cody Walker is the author of Shuffle and Breakdown (Waywiser Press, 2008) and the co-editor of Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from the Pacific Northwest (Ooligan Press, 2013). He was elected Seattle Poet Populist in 2008, and in 2009 he began teaching classes in poetry and fiction at the University of Michigan. His poems have appeared in Slate, Parnassus, The Yale Review, Salon, and The Best American Poetry (2007 and 2015); his essays have appeared online in The New Yorker and The Kenyon Review. His second poetry collection, The Self-Styled No-Child, will be published by Waywiser in 2016.
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