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John Elizabeth Stintzi

John Elizabeth Stintzi

John Elizabeth Stintzi is a non-binary writer who was raised on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario. They are the author of two previous chapbooks of poetry, and their poems have been awarded the 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and the Long Poem Prize from the Malahat Review. Their poetry and fiction has appeared (or is forthcoming) in venues throughout the United States and Canada including theFiddlehead, the Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares. They currently live in Kansas City with their partner and their dog, Grendel.

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