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, works for a non-profit tech company, reads fiction for Nat. Brut, and teaches creative writing whenever possible.

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 poetry chapbook The Machete Tourist was published by knife | fork | book in March of 2018.

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Also, if you’re an agent or editor and are interested in learning more about the projects John is working on, check out the Books Seeking Homes for information on the novels and collections of poetry currently looking for homes.



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