John Paul Martinez is a Filipino Canadian poet writing out of the Midwest. He was a finalist for the 2019 Indiana Review Poetry Prize and 1/2 K Prize, 2019 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, and 2018 Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest. His poetry is forthcoming or appears in Third Coast, Nashville Review, Redivider, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. He holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and currently serves as a Poetry Reader for BOAAT Journal and SLICE Magazine.


Twitter: @jpmpoet

Instagram: @johnpaaaul

Author Photo by Tri Tran