John Paul Jaramillo

5250 Shepherd Road Dept. of Arts and Humanities
Springfield, IL 62796

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

Little Mocos--a Novel
(Twelve Winters Press, 2016)
, The House of Order: Stories
(Anaphora Literary Press, 2012)
Antique Children, Duende, InDigest, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Paraphilia Magazine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Sleet Magazine, The Acentos Review, Verdad
Prizes Won: 
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.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo

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Pueblo, CO
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Last updated: Apr 16, 2016