Jose Tlatelpas (born 1953 in Mexico City) is a Mexican poet, essayist, visual artist, journalist, publisher, writer and political activist for civil rights. He lives in Mexico city and Vancouver, Canada.  He has been a director of several cultural and political magazines since 1972, such as Nueva Generación (1972), Gaceta Politécnica de Literatura y Redacción (1981), La Guirnalda Polar (since 1996) and Poder Popular (since 2008).
Among other places, he gave workshops for the INBA (National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature) in Mexico, the ENEP Acatlan University; abroad, he conducted workshops in CLAVES Latinoamericanas and the Circulo de Escritores Latinoamericanos in Vancouver, Canada, and other places.
In 1985, he was a coordinator of Maiz Rebelde, the Cultural Group of The Mexican Socialist Party (Partido Mexicano Socialista PMS), a party that evolved into the Partido de la Revolución Democrática or PRD). The Maiz Rebelde group was founded with the poet Mario Ramírez, muralist José Hernández Delgadillo, the poet Benito Balam and others. Among many other works, they published "Desde los Siglos del Maiz Rebelde" (1987), a poetry antology with an introduction by Horacio Caballero.
- Canadian panorama, The Coyote Sen Klip Recordings, audiobook, music by America Mestiza, Xavier Quijas, Lindsay Kenyon and Susane Morgan, English, Vancouver, 1991.
- Sprouting from the Light, collective, poetry, Neoclassic E Press, Vancouver, English, Canada, 1991.
- Miriam Barrios o La Huilotita Mañanera, Ediciones del Coyote Esquivo, Spanish, Mexico, 1979.
- El Chalchihuite de Tlatepas, Sawarabi Supansha, Spanish, Kyoto, 1981.
- Poemas desde el Piso o INBATextos a las poetisas fermosas, Ediciones del Coyote Esquivo, Spanish, Mexico, 1985.
El libro Rojo del 68, by Mario Ramírez, Leopoldo Ayala and José Tlatelpas, a virtual version of the book commemorating the 40th anniversary of the student genocide in Tlatelolco, Mexico Canada, Spanish, 2008.
- Coro de llamas para el Che, collective of poetry about Che Guevara, published by Editorial Cibertaria, Spanish, Mexico, 2008.
- Canadian Panorama Jose Tlatelpas - CANADIAN PANORAMA This is the poetry English written of José Tlatelpas during mid 1989, in California, USA and late 89 in British Columbia, Canada. There is an 1990 exception: The “Reflective Chant”. The originals are in English and ...
- José Tlatelpas - 1980 Asamblea de poetas jóvenes de México Gabriel Zaíd - 1980 "José Tlatelpas Tláhuac (DF), 4 de abril de 1953. Estudió economía y antropología. Ha publicado poemas en Nueva Generación, Ramble, Godfree, El Diario del Pueblo, Boletín de la Sociedad Mexicana de Amistad con China Popular, .."
- Essay by J Tlatelpas about Nahuatl literature and Angel Ma Garibay K.[dead link] Spanish, Canada, 1996.
- Blog about José Tlatelpas, Spanish