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 The Margins, Poetry Northwest, Redivider, DIALOGIST, Nashville Review, 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.
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