John Elizabeth Stintzi is a novelist, poet, teacher & visual artist who was born and raised on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario. They hold an MFA in Fiction from Stony Brook Southampton, and their work has received support from the Canada Council for the Arts and The Watermill Center. They are the recipient of the 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award from the Writers’ Trust of Canada for a selection of poems from their book Junebat, as well as a winner of The Malahat Review’s 2019 Long Poem Prize. 

John’s fiction and poetry has been published throughout the United States and Canada, and they currently live with their partner and a dog named Grendel in Kansas City, Missouri, where they teach at the Kansas City Art Institute. Their debut novel Vanishing Monuments will be released by Arsenal Pulp Press in Spring 2020.

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