Jay Deshpande

Jay Deshpande is the author of Love the Stranger, forthcoming in 2015 from YesYes Books. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Sixth Finch, Blunderbuss, Atlas Review, Forklift Ohio, Handsome, and elsewhere. Essays have been published in Slate, The New Republic, The Millions, and Jacket 2. A winner of the Scotti Merrill Memorial Award and Narrative’s Annual Poetry Contest, he lives in Brooklyn. 

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