John Elizabeth Stintzi is a novelist, poet, teacher & visual artist who was born and raised on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario. After completing a BA in English at the University of Manitoba, John moved to Long Island, New York to earn an MFA in Fiction. John now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, reads fiction for Nat. Brut, and occasionally teaches writing for the Kansas City Art Institute.

John’s fiction, poetry, reviews & interviews have received support from the Canada Council for the Arts and The Watermill Center, and has been featured (or is forthcoming) in places like Black Warrior Review, PRISM International, wildness, The Malahat Review, Hobart, and Ploughshares (click here to see more). John's poem "Cold Dying Black Wet Cold Early Thing" won The Malahat Review's 2019 Long Poem Prize, and John's poetry chapbook The Machete Tourist was published by knife | fork | book in 2018.

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