Francisco Cantú

Francisco Cantú


Francisco Cantú was an agent for the U.S. Border Patrol from 2008 to 2012. A recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a 2017 Whiting Award, his work has been featured in Best American Essays, Harper’s, n+1, Orion, and Guernica, as well as on This American Life.

Photo Credit: Beowulf Sheehan

Buy Francisco Cantú’s latest book, The Line Becomes A River: Dispatches From the Border
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Events with Francisco Cantú

Borders of our Imagination

20 Apr 2018
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Instituto Cervantes New York
211 East 49th Street, New York, NY 10017

America, Real and Imagined

22 Apr 2018
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Fisher Hillman Studio, BAM
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn, NY, 11217