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Jonaki Ray was educated in India (IIT Kanpur) and the USA (UIUC), and is now a poet and writer based in India. Honors for her work include being shortlisted for the 2016 Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Contest, and longlisted in the 2016 Writers' HQ Fiction Contest. Her poetry has appeared in So to Speak, The Lake, Kitaab, The Four Quarters Magazine, Coldnoon, Silver Birch Press, and elsewhere. She has been selected as a Writer in Residence at  Joya:AiR, an inter-disciplinary residency program in Spain (Spring 2016); and La Macina di San Cresci, Italy (forthcoming for Summer 2017).