Jay Deshpande‘s poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Phantom Limb, Bodega, Narrative, Sixth Finch, Vinyl, Boxcar Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He holds a BA from Harvard and is a graduate of the MFA program at Columbia University, where he also taught writing for two years.
In 2012 he was a winner in Narrative’s Fourth Annual Poetry Contest. He is a former poetry editor of AGNI and a curator of the Metro Rhythm Reading Series (metrorhythm.wordpress.com). He lives in Brooklyn and works in magazine publishing.