John Paul Martinez is a Filipino-Canadian poet writing out of the Midwest. He was selected as a semifinalist for the 2019 Djanikian Scholars Program and a finalist for the 2018 Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest. His poetry has been nominated for Best of the Net and is forthcoming or has appeared in DIALOGIST, Redivider, wildness, Nashville Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, and elsewhere. He holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin—Madison.


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