I'm extremely proud to share the news that I have been chosen as one of the panelists for the upcoming poetry event curated by the Women's National Book Association(WNBA) - DC Chapter for the National Poetry Month, April 2021. The event will be taking place on April 20, 2021, at 7 pm EST. Extremely thankful … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Women’s National Book Association(WNBA-DC) Celebrates “Women in Poetry’s Future” Event on April 20,2021
I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer's Journal Year 2 No 1 . I’m really thankful to the editors David Paul Vnuck and Muguras Maria Vnuck for supporting my work. Also, to Padmaja Iyengar-Paddy as an editorial counselor (India) for the magazine. This current Issue features the writers from 33 countries around the world. … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (January-March 2021)
A publication which not only marks the 600th mark on the list of my publications but also features my two poems alongside the poem of my ten year old son. A milestone to cherish. My heartfelt gratitude towards the editors Roopali Sircar Gaur and Aabha Rosy Vatsa on the publication of their maiden issue of … Continue reading Poetry published in Arts and Literary ezine “Saraswati”
I'm happy to see my two poems "Insane New Normal ", First Published in North of Oxford and "Love, Interrupted" in the Poetry and COVID literary journal. Poetry and COVID is a Project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, University of Plymouth, and Nottingham Trent University. Immensely thankful to Professor Anthony Caleshu, … Continue reading Poetry Publication in the Poetry and COVID Project
I'm extremely honored to be selected by as the Guest Poetry Judge for the Annual State Level NAMI NJ Dara AxelRod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2021. I'm extremely thankful to Jacques Armstrong and the NAMI Team for giving me such a wonderful opportunity. I'm looking forward to reading the submissions written around the contest theme. … Continue reading Featured as Guest Judge for the State Level NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Poetry Contest 2021
I'm so honored to see my poem read by the UK based award winning songwriter and singer Tally Koren for the event " Changing the Face of Poetry" on the occasion of World Poetry day. The event was live streamed on Facebook , YouTube and Instagram. Tally even composed a few verses of my poem … Continue reading “Changing the Face of Poetry ” event on the #WorldPoetryDay2021 on March 21,2021
I'm extremely delighted to know that my poem "Survival is An Art" ( First Published in the New Jersey Emerging Poets 2019) has been chosen by the award winning UK singer Tally Koren to read at the event "Changing the Face of Poetry" on Sunday March, 21, 2021 at 8pm GMT (4pm EST). I'm extemely … Continue reading My Poem “Survival Is an Art” to be read by award winning UK Based singer Tally Koren at the “Changing the Face of Poetry” event on the World Poetry Day , March 21,2021
I’m extremely thrilled to see my poem “Unforgivable” published in the Arts and Lit Journal Dove Tales Journal: Gardens in the desert: Cultivating Awareness guest-edited by Robert Kostuck.I’m so honored to be sharing spaces with some of the brilliant writers of the literary community sharing the common ides for writing for peace. Cover Art is by Joseph … Continue reading Poetry Published in the DoveTales Winter Edition 2020
When I received this personally signed copy of the book as a gift by Melissa Studdard and Christopher Theofadinis, I had no idea what journey this beautiful piece of art would take me to. The book, a riveting collection of poems, arts, and music interspersed through its pages traverses the journey of mythical thousands of … Continue reading Book Review of “Like a Bird with a Thousand Wings” by Melissa Studdard
So proud and excited to receive the contributor copy of these two anthologies "Earth, Fire, Water, Wind," and the "Nursery Rhymes and Children's Poems From Around The World You May Not Have Heard" I'm proud to be part of. Immensely thankful to Anita Nahal Meenakshi Mohan, and Roopali Sircar Gaur, and the entire team … Continue reading Poetry Published in Anthologies “Earth Fire Water and Wind” and “Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poems From Around The World You May Not Have Heard”
Looking forward to this another power-packed performance-filled event curated and moderated by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal for "When Women Speak". Come join us on Tuesday at 7pm EST. It will be streamed live on FB Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood
It’s the one-year anniversary of this special event. The making of the community-sourced visual collage called ” Just Breathe” curated and produced by the Former JC Poet Laureate Rashad Wright and ARTS House Productions. Featuring the 46 poets of the Jersey City community along with Mayor Stephen Fulop and other councilmen and councilwomen.
I’m so excited to share the news that the recent community poem which I was featured in alongside 46 other talented poets of the Jersey City community which was curated by the JC Poet Laureate Rashand Wright feature councilman/woman of the JC along with the JC Mayor Stephen Fulop has been published as an ebook.
Over the last three months, Art House Productions has created a Jersey City Community Poem Project in which poets from across the state submitted poems and lines on the theme of “Life in the Pandemic and Beyond: Quarantine, Devastation, and Hope for the Future.”After receiving submissions from 42 talented poets, Jersey City Poet Laureate Rashad Wright curated the original, crowd-sourced poem titled “Just Breathe” using lines and excerpts from each submission.
It also sought video submissions from community members performing the original work. Fifty-seven performers responded, including Jersey City officials, local artists, and many…
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Extremely honored to be part of the poetic tribute by the Setu Bilingual सेतु पत्रिका called "Stri Shakti" to celebrate the International Women's Month 2021. Immensely thankful to Dr Sunil Sharma and entire team of SETU for their tireless efforts.. An initiative by the Setu family to honour the woman power by inviting select women … Continue reading Poetry reading for the poetic tribute “Stri Shakti” by Pittsburgh based SETU Magazine
I'm thrilled to know that three of my poems namely "Convulsions", "Trajectory of Pain" and "Amnesiac" has been accepted for publishing in the forthcoming anthology "But You Don't Look Sick" by Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Immensely thankful to the editors, Christine Ray, Candice Daquin and Kindra Austin for their support. Looking for ward to its publication.The … Continue reading Poetry accepted for the upcoming anthology “But You Don’t Look Sick” by Indie Blu(e) Publishing, USA
It was a fun-filled evening to be part of the "Badass Babe Bash" event curated by Summer Dawn, director and founder of the In Full Color: Empowering Women of Color I read two of my poems "False Ownership" and "Semblance" honoring the feminine power to celebrate International Women's Day. The evening ended with a fun-filled … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the “Badass Bade Bash” event by InFullColor, New Jersey
I'm absolutely elated to be part of the forthcoming 5th International Poetry Meet organised by the eminent poet, novelist and short story writer Neelam Chandra Saxena. I'm absolutely honored and delighted to share the space with Dr. Sigma Satish and Nivedita Roy. The event will be moderated by esteemed poet and editor ,Padmaja Iyengar. Neelam … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Upcoming 5th International Poetry meet on 12 March, 2021
To me, every day is a Women's day. A day to celebrate the struggles, the conquests, the joys, learning, and immense feminine power we hold. Today I would like to bring in the spotlight my first #editorial project I did with MookyChick Project called " The Medusa Project" alongside talented editor and writer , Juliette … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day 2021
https://feversofthemind.com/2021/03/03/poetry-showcase-on-megha-sood-in-fevers-of-the-mind-anthologies/ I'm elated to see that my poetry has been showcased on the Fevers of the Mind Poetry Showcase curated by the EIC David L' O Nan. I'm really thankful to David for showing support for my work. Recently, I was also humbled to be part of the anthology "Poets of 2020" featuring the works … Continue reading Poetry Showcase on the Fevers of the Mind Blog
Brownstone Poets on ZOOM
Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City
Talena Lachelle Queen
Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix
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We’re back! On ZOOM. Our March features are Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, and Crystal Davis. Plus a limited open mic. 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 1: Make your $5 donation: https://rb.gy/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/25jtrtStep 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 March…
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February has been super special to me as it opened with an announcement of my first chapbook acceptance by the award-winning "Finishing Line Press".Signing a book contract with a publisher gave me an indescribable feeling. Other places worth mentioning were the LILIPOH edition curated by the American Poet and legend Ellairinae Lockie and the Word … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions/Press for the month of February 2021