Posts Tagged: Jay Deshpande

Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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To kick things off, Brandon Hicks offers us the hilarious illustrated life story of a “Born Failure.” Then, National Poetry Month continues at The Rumpus. First, Amanda Deutch’s “Island Factory” uses couplets to tell a tragic story of immigrant labor in Long Island City. Then, Ashaki Jackson offers a powerful commentary on police violence in America in […]

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Poems That Kill

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And after that, it can go into a book. Which is a great place for poetry to die, you know? Jay Deshpande sat down with Montana Ray to discuss her book, (guns & butter), a collection of poems shaped like guns, and all the interplay of societal forces, poetic forms, and linguistic play therein—from the […]

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