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. He is an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing and Literature program at Stony Brook University. 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 Slice Literary Writers’ Conference.

Awards and Honors:

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