Jay Deshpande

Poet & Writer. San Francisco.


The Rumpus: “Afternoon, or Bluebonnet”

Boston Review: Two translations from the French by Georges Henein

The Poetry Project Newsletter: Two poems

Washington Square: Three poems

Poem-a-Day: "Actually Very Simple"

Horsethief: Three poems called "Kindest,"

flr_pln: Five poems

The Offing: "Amor Fati"

Poem-a-Day: "On Speaking Quietly with My Brother"

PEN Poetry Series: Two poems

Prelude: "Distraction"

The Fanzine: Four poems

Boston Review: Three poems

Sink Review: “[Kindest]”

Everyday Genius: “Everything Was Moving And I Was Witness”

Lyre Lyre: “Exactly the Shape of the Hole”

Blunderbuss: Two poems

Sixth Finch: “Klaxon”

Spoon River Poetry Review: “A Love Poem for Vicki Vale”

Vinyl: Two poems

Phantom Limb: Two poems

Hot Metal Bridge: “On Perspective”

Sixth Finch: “Nocturne”

Linebreak: “Prairie Song with Jack Palance”

Boxcar Poetry Review: “Apologia Pro Vita Sua”

H.O.W. Journal Blog: Two poems

Bodega: Two poems

HTMLGiant: “Strength”

Shampoo: “This Still-Life Will Self-Destruct in Thirty Seconds”

Spork: “Inflorescence”

Narrative: Two poems




Denver Quarterly

LARB Quarterly

Forklift, Ohio

Cream City Review

No, Dear

Atlas Review

Verse Wisconsin with online audio of “Brise-Soleil” and “Brise-Soleil”

Flag + Void Postcard Series



death hums

Why I Am Not a Painter (Argos Books)

Washington Square

Upstairs at Duroc