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Jay Deshpande

Jay Deshpande is the author of Love the Stranger (YesYes Books). His poems have appeared in New England Review, AGNI, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry, the Scotti Merrill Memorial Award, a Kundiman fellowship, and residencies at Civitella Ranieri, Saltonstall Arts Colony, and Vermont Studio Center. He has taught poetry at Stanford University, Columbia University's School of the Arts, and elsewhere.