John Paul Martinez is a Filipino Canadian poet writing out of the Midwest. He was a finalist for the 2019 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, 2019 Indiana Review Poetry Prize and 1/2 K Prize, and 2018 Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest. His poetry is forthcoming or appears in The Margins, Redivider, Nashville Review, 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.
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