John Paul Martinez

John Paul Martinez is a Filipino Canadian poet writing out of the Midwest. He was a finalist for the 2019 Indiana Review Poetry Prize, 2019 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, and 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, the Minnesota 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.