Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I'm excited to be part of the upcoming poetry reading as part of the Maria Lisella Poetry Workshop. I'm honored to share the space with my fellow writers with whom I spent eight immersive poetry classes. conducted by Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella. The workshop has been organized by the Queens Public Library. I'm extremely … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

Recipient of Martha Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing (MVICW) Poet Fellowship 2021

Congratulations to the First and Second place winners of the Voices of the Color Fellowships from The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. I'm extremely proud to announce that I've been chosen as one of the recipient of the MVICW Poet Fellowship 2021. I'm extremely thankful to the Director Alexander Weisntein and the Poetry Judge … Continue reading Recipient of Martha Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing (MVICW) Poet Fellowship 2021

Poetry Reading at the Historic Nuyorican Cafe, NY for ” When Women Speak ” event on April 10,2021

“THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE IS THE MOST INTEGRATED PLACE ON THE PLANET” – ALLEN GINSBERG   Extremely honored and thrilled to be part of the When Women Speak event streamed from the historic and legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe .It was an evening brimming with powerful, unfettered, and boisterous women sharing their truth. Sharing the space … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Historic Nuyorican Cafe, NY for ” When Women Speak ” event on April 10,2021

Poetry Reading for the 13th Annual Words for Birds 2021 organized by Mitchell Lake Audobon centre on April 24, 2021 at 7pm CST/8pm EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I'm excited to be part of the poetry reading  to celebrate the 13th Annual Words for Birds Event. The event has been co-hosted by this year co-organized by Stone in the Stream/Roca en el Rio environmental writers and artists group, Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, and Deceleration. I'm really thankful to Marisol Cortez ( a writer … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the 13th Annual Words for Birds 2021 organized by Mitchell Lake Audobon centre on April 24, 2021 at 7pm CST/8pm EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

Poetry published in the Beat Generation – National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology 2020 #National PoetryMonth2021

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 published in the Beat Generation – National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology 2020 #National PoetryMonth2021

Launch of the “The Kali Project” in Kolkata, India by the Rakshak Foundation #TheKaliProject

I'm extremely thrilled to announce that the KolKata Based Rakshak Foundation is celebrating the launch of the anthology "The Kali Project " to celebrate the women empowerment. I'm immensely thankful to Chaitali Das, The Managing Trustee of Rakshak Foundation (www.rakshakfoundation.in),   and  Antara Banerjee to take this launch as a project for advocating Women Empowerment and … Continue reading Launch of the “The Kali Project” in Kolkata, India by the Rakshak Foundation #TheKaliProject

Poetry Reading at the Hudson County Community College Cultural Affairs “Step Up to the Mic” Event on April 14,2021 #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I'm delighted to share that I will be reading my poem " My Body is Not an Apology" as part of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) event "Step up to the Mic" curated by the Founder of InFull Color, Summer Dawn. The Program will be streamed on FB live on the InFullColor FB Page. … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Hudson County Community College Cultural Affairs “Step Up to the Mic” Event on April 14,2021 #NationalPoetryMonth2021

My Poem “A Bridge Needs to be Built” read by award winning UK Based singer Tally Koren at the “Changing the Face of Poetry” event on April 04,2021

I’m extremely delighted to know that my poem “A Bridge Needs to be Built ”was read by the award winning UK singer Tally Koren at the event “Changing the Face of Poetry” on Sunday April , 04, 2021 at 8pm GMT  (4pm EST). I’m extemely thankful to Tally Koren and TCK Productions for giving me this … Continue reading My Poem “A Bridge Needs to be Built” read by award winning UK Based singer Tally Koren at the “Changing the Face of Poetry” event on April 04,2021

Poetry Reading at the historical Nuyorican Cafe, NYC for “When Women Speak” event on April 10,2021

“ THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE IS THE MOST INTEGRATED PLACE ON THE PLANET” – ALLEN GINSBERG I'm elated to share the news at the start of the National Poetry Month 2021 that I will be one of the featured poets in the upcoming poetry reading the at the historical Nuyorican Cafe , NYC as part … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the historical Nuyorican Cafe, NYC for “When Women Speak” event on April 10,2021

List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions for the month of March 2021

March has been a month of adding a new dimension to my poetry when one of the poems "Survival is an Art", Previously published in the “New Jersey Emerging Poets 2019” was selected to be read by the UK-based award-winning and BBC-listed singer and songwriter Tally Koren for her event, "Changing the Face of Poetry". … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions for the month of March 2021

Featured as Slam Poetry Judge for the NSS (Indian Institute of Technology) IIT-Delhi Annual Fest Kaizen ’21

I'm extremely elated to share this news that I have been invited to co-judge this year Poetry Slam competition called "Share to Soothe" at the NSS IIT-Delhi Annual Social Fest Kaizen '21 (2-4 April, 2021) I'm really thankful to Arjita Singh and the entire team at the IIT-D for giving me this opportunity. This year … Continue reading Featured as Slam Poetry Judge for the NSS (Indian Institute of Technology) IIT-Delhi Annual Fest Kaizen ’21