imagejohn paul jaramillo grew up in Southern Colorado but now lives, writes and teaches in Illinois. His first collection of composite work The House of Order: Stories was an International 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. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Acentos ReviewPalabra, A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art, and most recently in Duende.

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