John Paul Jaramillo

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

Author's Bio

John Paul Jaramillo was born and raised in Southern Colorado. His stories and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including the Acentos Review, Palabra, A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art and Duende—most recently in Somos en Escrito. In 2013 his collection The House of Order was named an International Latino Book Award Finalist and the novel in stories Little Mocos is forthcoming 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 his novel in stories Little Mocos is forthcoming 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.

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
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Last updated: Apr 11, 2017