About Me

Jay Deitcher is a writer and Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Albany, NY with over a decade experience as a therapist for children with behavioral and special educational needs. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Tablet, The Lily, and his computer.

Merit Scholarships:

  • 2018 Herman B. Wells Scholar Indiana University Writers’ Conference
  • Tuition scholarship to the 2017 New York State Summer Writers Institute. 
  • 2017 & 2018 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference.

Awards and Honors:

  • Honorable Mention–2017 Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest.