Samantha Xiao Cody

Samantha Xiao Cody is a queer, half-Chinese writer pursuing her MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She won the Masters Review 2019 Winter Short Story Award and has had work published in Split LipMagazine, Jellyfish Review, and elsewhere. She has been awarded a Best of the Net, selected for Best Small Fictions 2021, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She has a degree in Physics from Princeton University and previously lived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she taught math and physics at a project-based-learning high school.