Celebrate Halloween And Womxn Everywhere With The Medusa Project, A Debut Anthology From Mookychick. Download Poetry, Fiction, Artwork And Rituals… For Free. Back in March 2020, our Poetry Editor Megha Sood considered ways to actively celebrate International Women’s Day. One thing led to another, and Mookychick put out a call for its debut anthology. The … Continue reading Medusa Project by Mookychick is Launched!!!..and Its free to download
I'm really excited to receive the news of acceptance of my few poems and an essay for the timely and powerful anthology called "Good Cop/Bad Cop" by FlowerSong Press.The anthology is expected to be published in 2021. Immensely thankful to the EIC and publisher of the press Edward Vidaurre. Edward Vidaurre is the author of … Continue reading Poetry and Essay upcoming in the anthology by FlowerSong Press
Got the chance to listen to this beautiful immersive #radioshow of two poets reading each other work Mela Blust and Kashiana Singh hosted by Scott Thomas Outlar at 17Numa I read one of my poems "Was it worth the pain?" in the open mic section at the time mark 1:28. The poem is published in … Continue reading Poetry reading at the open mic #radioshow 17Numa by Scott Thomas Outlar featuring Kashiana Singh and Mela Blust
The Kali Project was conceived by indie writers and editors Candice Louisa Daquin and Megha Sood. A dear friend starting a feminist micro press was intrigued and suggested that The Kali Project serve as their inaugural publication. Everyone involved has been deeply moved by the support and enthusiasm the project has received, as well as by the volume of submissions.
The Kali Project has become a much more involved and wonderful project than we anticipated, and it has become clear to all involved that it needs a publishing partner with more experience publishing large, worldwide anthologies.
We are pleased to announce that Indie Blu(e) Publishing has assumed the role as The Kali Project’s publisher. Candice, a founding editor at Indie Blu(e), knows their ability to manage the volume of details of such a project and to produce high quality anthologies, such as We Will Not Be Silenced, SMITTEN This Is…
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Happy to see my poetic prose "Self Love is the Best Form of Love" published in the monthly Ekphrastic challenge of London/Berlin-based Visual Verse: Online Anthology of Art and Words I always believe that "Self Love" is the best form of love that we usually ignore. You can read my poem "Self Love is the … Continue reading Poetry Published in Visual Verse Vol 7 Chapter 12
I’m thrilled to share the news of interview and poetry podcast with the esteemed LA-based poet, Joshua Corwin for his series “Assiduous Dust”. You can watch the video here. Assiduous Dust is the home of the On-the-Spot Collaborative Poem (OTSCP), a novel form of collaborative poetry where the featured poet and Joshua Corwin take turns in reading out … Continue reading Poetry Podcast by LA based Poet Joshua Corwin “Assiduous Dust” released today
I'm delighted to see my poem " Dance of the Death" featured on the NY based Spillwords online as part of the Halloween Series. Immensely thankful to the EIC K Dagmara and the entore tema for supporting my work. You can read my poem here. Happy Halloween!! Megha Sood
Elated to see my editor's note published on the UK based Literary Journal Mookychick celebrating the pre-launch for the maiden anthology "The Medusa Project" soon to be launched on October 31, 2020. The anthology marks the beginning of the writing journey as an editor. I have had the honor of co-editing the anthology with the … Continue reading Editor Note published on the MookyChick as pre-launch for “The Medusa Project”.Save your date Oct 31,2020!! for the launch
Brownstone Poets is back on ZOOM
Saturday, November 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Joshua Corwin, Chad Parenteau, Megha Sood
We’re back! On ZOOM. Our November features are Joshua Corwin, Chad Parenteau, and Megha Sood. Plus a limited open mic. 3 minutes max. Your $5 contributions keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.
Step 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.
Looking forward to seeing you at our November reading!
Your Hosts, Patricia Carragon and ZOOM Master, Roxanne Hoffman
Joshua Corwin,a Los Angeles native, is a neurodiverse, Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and Spillwords Press Publication of the Month winner. His…
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Excited to be part of the Brownstone Poets Poetry Reading on Nov 21,2020 2-4pm EST as a featured poet alongside two of the brilliant and talented poets LA-based Joshua Corwin and OddBall Magazine EIC and Founder Chad Parenteau. Immensely grateful to EIC and founder Patricia Carragon for giving me this opportunity. Featured poets reading are … Continue reading Featured Poet on an Upcoming Poetry reading on Nov 21,2020 at Brooklyn based BrownStone Poets
Thrilled to see my poem " The Season of Fall" on The Rainbow Project. Rainbow project curate the works based on the colors of the rainbow.My poem was selected for the the color theme Orange, a stark reminder of the lukewarm autumn we all are part of. Immensely grateful to Roxanne Hoffman and Jack Cooper of … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Rainbow Project by the Rainbow Literary
Received my copy of Alien Buddha Book of Horrors#3 by Alien Buddha Press. Honored to share the space with Jason O'Toole, Carrie Magness Radna, LB Sedlacek and many more. My poem "My Horror Movie" was published in the this book. Also excited to read the poems on the radio show "Songs of Selah" hosted … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Alien Buddha House of Horrors #3 soon to be read on the Radio show “Songs of Selah” by Scott Thomas Outlar on Oct 31,2020
In response to the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words willows, misery, and silence The arched back of my granny ,stooped as the weeping willow, is precariously picking the rice, sorting through the grain and counting her miseries and giving it a name.Some of … Continue reading Weeping Willow ( Prose Poem)
I’m thrilled to share the OTSCP with the esteemed LA-based poet, Joshua Corwin for his series “Assiduous Dust”. Assiduous Dust is the home of the On-the-Spot Collaborative Poem (OTSCP), a novel form of collaborative poetry where the featured poet and Joshua Corwin take turns in reading out phrases or individual words from lines randomly from their selection of … Continue reading Poem “Listen- Faithful Silence” OTSCP ( On the Spot Collaborative Poem) as part of the Assiduous Dust Podcast Interview with Joshua Corwin
I'm elated to be featured in the Edition #25 of Spectrum Publishing based on the theme " How to Stay Alive". Immensely thankful to the EIC and founder Don Kingfisher Campbell for supporting and accepting my work. The edition features the works of 53 poets across the country. I'm extremely proud to share the space … Continue reading Poetry Published in the California based Spectrum Publishing
I'm honored to see my two poems "Silent Chaos" and "Fight" featured in The Wombwell Rainbow in honor to celebrate the #InternationalMentalHealthDay. Immensely thankful to the EIC Paul Brookes for inviting writers across the literary communicating and curating the works about the significance of mental health and the stigma associated with it. You can read … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Wombwell Rainbow in honor of #InternationalMentalHealthDay
I’m thrilled to share the news that my poem “The Burden we are passing on” has been published in the BEAT Generation : National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology published by the Local Gems Press. I’m immensely thankful to the EIC and Founder of Local Gems Press James P Wagner for accepting and supporting my work. James P Wagner is also the National Beat … Continue reading Poetry Podcast National Beat Poetry Foundation 2020 Anthology launch Friday, October 9th through Bards Poetry Revolution Podcast
In response to the Tuesday Writing Prompt : Use the phrase In the fading light The silent morning opens its mouth at the dawn and the slanting rays of the yellow sun warm its supple skin. Surely but silently, the apricity of the sun flows through every atom of her being warming and simmering her emotions … Continue reading Love is never too far
Nature Walk_ A PhotoPoetry Zine, An Audio-Visual Experience I'm thrilled to be featured in the NatureWalk Photopoetry zine curated by Open Road Poetry co-founder Crystal Letters and artworks by Argia Photography. The Poetry zine was featured in the Open Road Poetry Podcast. It was an absolute honor to share the space with the brilliant talent … Continue reading Featured in the NatureWalk, Photopoetry Zine by Crystal Letters and Argia Photography
a veil to
hide the imperfections
the desire to be
amongst the chosen
a false appearance:
a need to be universally accepted
this incessant need for the social inclusion
leaves her soul bruised and burnt
and behind the beauty
of her calming voice
and a soothing touch
she hides the scars
of her yesteryears
I'm thrilled to share the news of my upcoming interview and poetry podcast with the esteemed LA-based poet, Joshua Corwin for his series "Assiduous Dust". Assiduous Dust is the home of the On-the-Spot Collaborative Poem (OTSCP), a novel form of collaborative poetry where the featured poet and Joshua Corwin take turns in reading out phrases … Continue reading Podcast Interview on Assiduous Dust and OTSCP( On The Spot Collaborative Poem) by LA-based Joshua Corwin
In response to the Tuesday Prompt Challenge at the GoDogGO cafe Today’s prompt: write a poem using the phrase “the thunder within” The calm and serenity of my demeanor is a facade for those hunger laced eyes who like scavengers are circling me poking me to get a rise out of me. Their … Continue reading The Uprising
I'm thrilled to share the news that my poem "The Burden we are passing on" has been published in the BEAT Generation : National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology published by the Local Gems Press. I'm immensely thankful to the EIC and Founder of Local Gems Press James P Wagner for accepting and supporting my work. … Continue reading Poetry published in the Beat Generation – National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology 2020
I'm elated to know that my poem "Dead Constellation" was among the Top 10 winners of the Poetry Super Highway Contest 2020. It ranked at no 8 amongst the 978 entries from 12 countries of the world. I'm really thankful to the three judges Angélique Jamail, Ellaraine Lockie and Suzanne O’Connell and the founder Rick … Continue reading Poetry selected in the Top 10 winner in the Poetry Super Highway Contest 2020