John Paul Jaramillo

5250 Shepherd Road Dept. of Arts and Humanities
Springfield, IL 62796
Phone: 
217-786-2897

Author's Bio

John Paul Jaramillo’s stories have appeared in numerous publications, including the Acentos Review, Palabra, A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art and Somos en Escrito. He is the author of the story collection The House of Order, which was named a 2013 Int’l Latino Book Award Finalist; and the novel in stories Little Mocos from Twelve Winters Press. In 2013 Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature listed Jaramillo as one of its Top 10 New Latino Authors to Watch and Read.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Little Mocos--a Novel
(Twelve Winters Press, 2017)
, The House of Order: Stories
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2012)
Journals: 
Antique Children, Duende, InDigest, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Paraphilia Magazine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Sleet Magazine, The Acentos Review, Verdad
Prizes Won: 
His collection The House of Order: Stories was named an International Latino Book Award Finalist and in 2013 Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature listed Jaramillo as one of its Top 10 New Latino Authors to Watch and Read.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo
,
Fat City by Leonard Gardner
,
Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Pueblo, CO
Raised in: 
Pueblo, CO
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last updated: Jul 18, 2017