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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 degree 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 TutorverseThe Quarantine TrainFledgling Writing WorkshopsPoets House, NYU La Pietra Dialogues, UniRelyNYU Department of Comparative Literature, Asymptote JournalWinter 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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