John Paul Jaramillo

5250 Shepherd RoadDept. of Arts and HumanitiesLincoln Land Community CollegeSpringfield, IL 62796
Phone: 
217-786-2897
Website: 
johnpauljaramillo.com

Author's Bio

John Paul Jaramillo grew up in Southern Colorado but now lives, writes and teaches in Springfield, Illinois. He holds an MFA in creative writing (fiction) from Oregon State University and, currently, works as Professor of English at Lincoln Land Community College. His writing has appeared in the Acentos Review, the Copper Nickel Review and in the Antique Children Arts Journal; Fogged Clarity Arts Journal, InDigest Magazine and Verdad Magazine; Paraphilia Magazine, Sleet Magazine and most recently in Palabra, A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art.

Publications and Prizes

Book

The House of Order
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2012)
The House of Order: Stories
(Anaphora Literary Press,
2012)

Journal

PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art
The Acentos Review
Antique Children
Sleet Magazine
Paraphilia Magazine
InDigest
Verdad
Prizes: 
In 2012 his first collection of composite stories The House of Order was a Latino Book Award Finalist, and in 2013 the editors of Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature listed Jaramillo as one of its 2013 top 10 new Latino authors.

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Born in: 
Pueblo, CO
Raised in: 
Pueblo, CO

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Fat City by Leonard Gardner Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Visions of Cody by Jack kerouac Play It as It Lays by Joan Didion

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Listing last updated: June 9, 2014.

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