Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2022 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

Thrilled to share the news that my poem "Poem and its hunger" has been nominated for the coveted #Pushcart Prize. The poem was recently published in the #2021BrownstonePoets Anthology. Immensely grateful to Patricia Carragon for the nomination.and Congratulations !! to all the fellow nominees Winners will be announced next year and published in the next … Continue reading Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2022 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat, FlowerSong Press” by Rescue Poetix

In the series of promoting my #debut #fulllength #poetrycollection “My Body Lives Like a Threat"” by FlowerSong Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet, author, performer and 2021-22 Jersey City Poet Laureate, Rescue Poetix. RescuePoetix™ is the first Puerto Rican woman to be appointed as Poet Laureate of Jersey City (2021-2022). As … Continue reading Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat, FlowerSong Press” by Rescue Poetix

My upcoming #debut #full-length #poetrycollection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” is a Semi-finalist for the grant by the National League of American Pen Women #NLAPW

I'm thrilled to share the news that my upcoming debut full length poetry collection "My Body Likes Like a Threat" by FlowerSong Press has been a Semifinalist for the  "Shirley Holden Helberg Grant" offered by National League of American Pen Women. I also have been offered a membership for the same. Immensely thankful to Nancy … Continue reading My upcoming #debut #full-length #poetrycollection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” is a Semi-finalist for the grant by the National League of American Pen Women #NLAPW

Memoir published in the anthology “Body of Memories” curated and edited by Lopa Banerjee

I'm delighted to share the news of inclcusion of my memoir in the upcoming anthology "‘The Body of Memories: A collection of Memoirs and Personal Essays’, edited by renowed poet and editor, Lopa Bannerjee. It will be a collection of almost 70 personal essays/memoir, autobiographical narratives written by prolific and dynamic authors, poets and artists. … Continue reading Memoir published in the anthology “Body of Memories” curated and edited by Lopa Banerjee

Poetry Published in the Arcs Prose Anthology 2021

Thrilled to see my prose poem published in the Arcs Prose Anthology 2021 curated and edited by Dr Pragya Suman. Link to the Arcs prose Anthology 2021. My poem "Weeping Willow" has been published on the Page 27. https://f556378c-91bb-45cc-93b9-d1f58fb655a0.filesusr.com/ugd/7b4db6_9f96442c772649ba904f7346923e9176.pdf In words of Dr Pragya Suman: Arc prose poetry anthology 2021 is live and beautiful. I … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Arcs Prose Anthology 2021

My editorial debut anthology “The Medusa Project”, is going to the moon!! as part of the “Polaris Collection” via Astrobotics Technologies and SpaceX

This whole post seems so unreal to me as I share the news that my first e-anthology "The Medusa Project", as an editor for the UK based Literary and Arts Journal, Mookychick, has been selected as the digital payload for the The Polaris Collection - Launching in 2023 with SpaceX / Astrobotic Technologies' Griffin Lander … Continue reading My editorial debut anthology “The Medusa Project”, is going to the moon!! as part of the “Polaris Collection” via Astrobotics Technologies and SpaceX

Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Melissa Studdard #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

In the series of promoting my #debut #fulllength #poetrycollection “My Body Lives Like a Threat"” by FlowerSong Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet ,author and dear friend , Melissa Studdard Melissa Studdard is the author of five books, including the poetry collection I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, the poetry chapbook Like a Bird … Continue reading Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Melissa Studdard #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Featured in the Mayo Clinic Stories:Family perspectives: Vaccinating children against COVID-19

I'm happy to share that my opinion about vaccinating children against COVID19 has been featured on the Stories Section of the Mayo Clinic. I'm thankful to my fellow writer/poet friend Nichole Acosta for giving me the space. Here is the link: https://www.mayoclinic.org/coronavirus-covid-19/families-vaccinating-children-against-covid-19 Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, … Continue reading Featured in the Mayo Clinic Stories:Family perspectives: Vaccinating children against COVID-19

Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Maria Lisella #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

In the series of promoting my #debut #fulllength #poetrycollection “My Body Lives Like a Threat" by FlowerSong Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet, Academy of American Poets Fellow and Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella Maria Lisella served as the Poet Laureate of Queens from 2015-2019 and was recently named an Academy … Continue reading Advance Praise for my debut Full-length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Maria Lisella #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Review of my chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Madhumita Sinha

Immensely thankful to Madhumita Sinha for sharing her thoughts about my #chapbook"My Body Is Not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press. It's so heartwarming to read her thoughts about my debut chapbook. Review of the book “ My body is not an apology “ by Megha Sood , who lives in New Jersey, USA . … Continue reading Review of my chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Madhumita Sinha

Book launch for the anthology “Reimagine America” by Vagabond Press at the 2nd Culver City Book Festival Feb 2022

Looking forward to the publication of this #anthology "Reimagine America" which is curated by Mark Lipman and its proof pages have just arrived. The anthology has been curated by Editor Mark Lipman and the sterling lineup of the poets include Louis J Rodriguez, Thelma T. Reyna , Mark Lipman, Matt Sedillo, Coco, Jeffery Martin, Michael … Continue reading Book launch for the anthology “Reimagine America” by Vagabond Press at the 2nd Culver City Book Festival Feb 2022

Poetry reading featured on the Poetry Channel(Youtube) by Indran Amirthanayagam

I'm thrilled to share the news that the poetry recording of my three poems from my chapbook "My Body Is not an Apology" by Finishing Lines Press and my debut full length poetry collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat" by FlowerSong Press has been featured on the youtube based Poetry Channel by Indran Amirthanayagam. … Continue reading Poetry reading featured on the Poetry Channel(Youtube) by Indran Amirthanayagam

Featured on #RadioShow #Podcast “Healing Wisdom” by Pandora Peoples LIVE on 92.1 FM WOMR Provincetown, MA, and 91.3 FM WOMR New Orleans, USA

Going Live Today!!! Listen to #radioshow WOMR 92.1 FM in Provincetown, WFMR 91.3 FM in Orleans Thursday at 9 am EDT | 6 am PDT Find the #podcast at womr.org thereafter. WOMR #TheHealingWisdom Radio Show by Pandora Peoples Come give it a listen !! #podcast https://womr.org/podcast/body-is-not-an-apology-with-author-megha-sood/ Thanks so much to Pandora Peoples for giving me the platform for sharing my thoughts about my creative process, … Continue reading Featured on #RadioShow #Podcast “Healing Wisdom” by Pandora Peoples LIVE on 92.1 FM WOMR Provincetown, MA, and 91.3 FM WOMR New Orleans, USA

Poetry included in the 2021 World Food Day e-Anthology by FAO ( Food and Agriculture Organization United Nations,North America) and Poet Rebecca Roach

I'm grateful that my poetry has been included in the  e-anthology in recognition of the 2021 World Food Day. In addition, for each poem submitted, 10 tree seedlings will be purchased on the poet's behalf by Ms. Roach and planted around the world by the Eden Reforestation Projects which employs local stakeholders in areas impacted … Continue reading Poetry included in the 2021 World Food Day e-Anthology by FAO ( Food and Agriculture Organization United Nations,North America) and Poet Rebecca Roach

Featured on Radio Show WOMR 92.1 FM in Provincetown, MA and WFMR 91.3 FM in Orleans on Thursday, 11 November 2021

** Come Tune into WOMR 92.1 FM in Provincetown, MA and WFMR 91.3 FM in Orleans on Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 9 am EDT *** Immensely thankful to the Pandora Peoples for giving me this opportunity. Come listen to me as I discuss my #chapbook "My Body Is Not an Apology" from Finishing Line Press and my #fulllength collection " My Body … Continue reading Featured on Radio Show WOMR 92.1 FM in Provincetown, MA and WFMR 91.3 FM in Orleans on Thursday, 11 November 2021

BOOK COVER and Preorder for my Debut Full length Poetry Collection ” My Body Lives Like a Threat” by FlowerSong Press, 2021

BOOK COVER and BOOK LISTING FOR THE DEBUT POETRY FULL-LENGTH "MY BODY LIVES LIKE A THREAT" On the auspicious occasion of #Diwali ( The Festival of Lights) I'm thrilled to share the #bookcover and the preorder link for my #debut #fulllength #poetrycolleciton "My Body Lives Like a Threat" by FlowerSong Press They say it takes … Continue reading BOOK COVER and Preorder for my Debut Full length Poetry Collection ” My Body Lives Like a Threat” by FlowerSong Press, 2021

List of publications/event/media mentions for the month of October 2021

October has been a month of shedding the layers of self-quarantine and isolation and going out and meeting people in person for events, festivals, etc. October has also been a milestone month this year as it was the publication month for my first chapbook "My Body Is Not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press. I … Continue reading List of publications/event/media mentions for the month of October 2021