Devanshi Khetarpal is a Truman Capote and Sonny Mehta fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She is the editor-in-chief and founder of Inklette Magazine, a poetry reader for The Iowa Review and holds a Master's in Comparative Literature from NYU.
Her work has received support from the Yale Writers' Workshop, the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference, and the Juniper Writing Institute at UMass Amherst.
Her fiction and poetry was long-listed for the 2022 Toto Award for Creative Writing in English.
She has previously held positions at The Tutorverse, The Quarantine Train, Fledgling Writing Workshops, Poets House, NYU La Pietra Dialogues, UniRely, NYU Department of Comparative Literature, Asymptote Journal, Winter Tangerine Review workshops, and Muzzle Magazine among others.
Her poetry collection, Small Talk, with a foreword by Akhil Katyal, was published by Writers Workshop Kolkata in Fall 2019. She is currently working on a novel and a collection of short stories. She is from Bhopal, India.
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