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 New York to earn their MFA in Fiction. John now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, works for a non-profit tech company, reads fiction for Nat. Brut, and teaches creative writing whenever possible.

John’s work has been a finalist for several awards, has received support from the Canada Council for the Arts and The Watermill Center, and has been featured (or is forthcoming) in Black Warrior Review, PRISM International, wildness, The Malahat Review, and Ploughshares (click here to see more). John is currently seeking publication for their first novel as well as their first collection of poetry. John's poetry chapbook The Machete Tourist was published by knife | fork | book.

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