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


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