Media Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets virtual event at the NYPL( New York Public Library) in newspaper,Broadway World

I'm thrilled to see the media mention of our #TMPPoets event today at NYPL The New York Public Library along with the #100thousandpoetsforchange in the Broadway World.com Thursday Morning Poets-who represent NYC's broad cultural and ethnic diversity -go global, drawing on their unique lived experiences in reading of their original works of poetry in-concert with … Continue reading Media Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets virtual event at the NYPL( New York Public Library) in newspaper,Broadway World

Event Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets joining the 100 Thousand Poets for Change on Sept 24, 2021 in Poets.org and NYPL ( New York Public Library) website

Excited to see the mention of the #TMPpoets ( Thursday Morning Poets) upcoming online event at the NYPL The New York Public Library Jefferson Branch. Thursday Morning Poets are joining the 100 Thousand Poets for change. Below is the event listing on the NYPL website: https://www.nypl.org/.../pro.../2021/09/24/1000-poets-change The event is also mentioned in The Academy of … Continue reading Event Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets joining the 100 Thousand Poets for Change on Sept 24, 2021 in Poets.org and NYPL ( New York Public Library) website

Featured Poet in the Turkey based International Arts Festival, FeminenArtFest

I’m thrilled to share the news that I ‘m part of the international  Turkey based Women Art festival, FEMINENARTFEST.  Below is the link of the poetry reading of my poem " My Body Is not an Apology" from my upcoming chapbook by Finishing Line Press along with the certificate of participation. https://www.facebook.com/1603983663/posts/10219048284150391/?d=n The event has been … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Turkey based International Arts Festival, FeminenArtFest

Poetry reading for the anthology “Protect 2021” by Moonstone Arts as part of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change

I''m excited to share that my poem has been accepted for publication in the anthology "Protest 2021" by Moonstone Arts Center. The poetry reading for the 50 poets featured in the anthology will be on September 25, 2021. Among the many distinguished writers and historians that Moonstone has presented to Philadelphia audiences are two United … Continue reading Poetry reading for the anthology “Protect 2021” by Moonstone Arts as part of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Featured Poet in the 3rd Annual Hartford Book Festival, Sept 17 2021 ,7pm EST.

Honored to be part of the 3rd annual #HartfordLitFestival sponsored by the Hartford Library. I'm part of the virtual component of the book festival.   The event will be streamed on Facebook through the "When Women Speak" Page.   Do join us. Immensely grateful to founder of "When Women Speak", Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal for making me … Continue reading Featured Poet in the 3rd Annual Hartford Book Festival, Sept 17 2021 ,7pm EST.

Featured in the Jersey City Community Song “Stronger”curated by Arts House Production ,Office of Cultural Affairs and Artist Carol Lester

Thrilled to be part of the ##CommunitySong " Stronger"curated by the Art House Productions Group and  artist Carol Lester. The community song was premiered  this Friday as part of the #VirtualJCFridayKickoffs and featured the 22 artists of Jersey City. The song has been culmination of six months of hard work by artist Carol Lester along with … Continue reading Featured in the Jersey City Community Song “Stronger”curated by Arts House Production ,Office of Cultural Affairs and Artist Carol Lester

Poetry Published in the “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” anthology by Local Gems Press

I’m excited to share that my poem “Smokescreen” has been accepted for the anthology “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” by the Local Gems Press.The anthology has been curated by the National Beat Poet Laureate and founder of the Local Gems Press, NY, James P Wagner. Received my copy yesterday and sharing the poem. The anthology features the words of the … Continue reading Poetry Published in the “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” anthology by Local Gems Press

Poetry Published in the NY based , Spillwords Press

It’s always a pleasure to see my poem “Why Do you Pray?” published in the September Issue of the NY based press Spill words. Really thankful to the editor in chief Dagmara to support my work. Why Do you Pray? "Was is the emptiness in your heartthat made you pray tonightWas is it the lonelinesswhich made … Continue reading Poetry Published in the NY based , Spillwords Press

List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August 2021

August has been mostly the month of travel, family time, and rejuvenation for me.  Some notable publications for me include the poetry published in the 233 years old poetry journal, Madras Courier followed by the sonnet publication in the Poetry Society of New York “May Day Pandemic Project” In addition to this I was also … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August 2021

Poetry Reading for the Surviving the Suicide Anthology by Nirala Publications at the Turner Contemporary Arts gallery, UK

I'm proud and honored to be part of the upcoming virtual poetry reading from the anthology " Surviving the Suicide" by Nirala Publications on Sept 2, 2021 from 2pm EST to 5pm EST Here is the link to the event https://www.facebook.com/events/412291240216419/?active_tab=about AS PART OF THE ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND SUPPORTED PROJECT 'A WONDROUS PLACE' - A … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the Surviving the Suicide Anthology by Nirala Publications at the Turner Contemporary Arts gallery, UK

Featured Poet in the Turkey based International Arts Festival, FeminenArtFest

I'm thrilled to share the news that I 'm part of the international  Turkey based Women Art festival, FEMINENARTFEST.  The event has been organized by Mr. Vedat Akdamar, General Manager of Artshop Publishing and General Director of FEMINENARTFEST in Istanbul, Turkey together with Mr. Mesut Senol, International Festival Director where they invite only women (poets, … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Turkey based International Arts Festival, FeminenArtFest

Poetry Event for the 100 Thousand Poets for Change (#100TPFC) at the Jefferson Market Garden, New York Public Library, on Sept 24, 2021 #TMPPoets

I'm thrilled to be performing again with the Thursday Morning Poets group on September 24, 2022 as part of the world wide open poetry reading at the historic Jefferson Market Garden of the New York Public Library. We are grateful to the Branch Manager, Frank Collerius for giving us this opportunity. Thursday Morning Poets was … Continue reading Poetry Event for the 100 Thousand Poets for Change (#100TPFC) at the Jefferson Market Garden, New York Public Library, on Sept 24, 2021 #TMPPoets

Poetry published on the Poets4Haiti website and an opportunity to publish and donate for #Poets4Haiti

I'm grateful to Tony Lovino of the OceanSide reading Group to feature my poem on the Poets4Haiti website. Here is the link to my poem "Abundance", that was first published in the "Earth, Fire, Wind and Water anthology by AuthorsPress. https://poets4haiti.com/home/abundance-by-megha-sood Poets4Haiti is a website created by Tony Lovino in 2010 in the aftermath of … Continue reading Poetry published on the Poets4Haiti website and an opportunity to publish and donate for #Poets4Haiti

Walk_Exhibit “The Women” part of the upcoming Paterson Poetry festival, Oct 1-3, 2021

I'm thrilled to share the news that in addition of being one of the performing artists at the Paterson Poetry festival "The Women" exhibit  featuring my poem "Definition" ,curated by the founder of the walk_bye, Catalina Arunguren will also be part of the Paterson Poetry Festival on October 1-3, 2021. The festival has been organized … Continue reading Walk_Exhibit “The Women” part of the upcoming Paterson Poetry festival, Oct 1-3, 2021

Poetry Published in the Madras Courier

"POETRYPUBLISHED IN MADRAS COURIER" I’m so excited and thrilled to be part of this esteemed publication.Immensely thankful to EIC Shrenik Rao for publishing my poem “Creativity Comes from a Cluttered Place". The Madras Courier is a 233-year-old news brand, launched on October 12, 1785, by Richard Johnston, who had earlier that year inspired The Daily Universal … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Madras Courier

Featured Writer on the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Institute (MVICW) Wednesday Weekly

A proud moment for my upcoming chapbook " My Body Is not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press to be featured on the "Writer's Wednesday" column hosted by MVICW. I recently was the recipient of the Poet Fellowship from MVICW which gave me the opportunity to attend the week long virtual conference. Here is the … Continue reading Featured Writer on the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Institute (MVICW) Wednesday Weekly

Photo montage of the reading at the New York Poetry Festival 2021 at the Governors Island, NY #NYCPofest

Sharing the montage of the recent poetry reading at the Algonquin Stage at the New York City Poetry Festival 2021. The festival was organized by The Poetry Society of New York at the scenic Governors Island, NY I performed with my group called Thursday Morning Poets #TMPPoets curated by Queens Poet Laureate and 2020 Fellow … Continue reading Photo montage of the reading at the New York Poetry Festival 2021 at the Governors Island, NY #NYCPofest

Poetry Reading for the “When Women Speak” August Edition 2021

Sharing the video recording of the August Edition of When Women Speak 💋 curated by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal   I read two of my poems namely "A Bridge Needs to be Built" and "My Body Lives Like a Threat" from my upcoming full-length collection by the same name by Texas based FlowerSong Press   You can … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the “When Women Speak” August Edition 2021

Poetry featured on the Poetry Society of New York(PSNY) Pandemic Poems:May Day 2021

PSNY and Pandemic Poems paired poets up from all over the world to collaborate on a series of Pandemic Poems. Poets were given a partner, a first line, and the last line. Each pair worked together, going line for line, to co-create a sonnet in a single day (May Day). Throughout the day each poem traveled … Continue reading Poetry featured on the Poetry Society of New York(PSNY) Pandemic Poems:May Day 2021

Call out for Submissions for Literary Journal “Life and Legends”, California.Submission Period August 1st thru October 31st 2021.

We are open for submissions. Please follow the guidelines mentioned in the link below.Life and Legends publishes unsolicited work of Poetry, Poetry Translations, Flash fiction, Travel Essays, and Book Reviews. Our submission periods are August 1st thru October 31,2021. All submissions must be e-mailed to – editor(at)lifeandlegends.com For general inquiries, please contact – info(at)lifeandlegends.com Life and … Continue reading Call out for Submissions for Literary Journal “Life and Legends”, California.Submission Period August 1st thru October 31st 2021.

Interview featured in the “Backstory of the poem” series by Christal Cooper

I'm thrilled to share that my short interview has been featured in the "Backstory of the Poem" series curated by the Christal Cooper. The series has been uniquely crated by Christal Cooper, who through a group of questions shares with the readers the backstory of a featured poem. This time my poem "My Body Is … Continue reading Interview featured in the “Backstory of the poem” series by Christal Cooper

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

July has been a milestone month in the series of my poetry readings at public events. This month I was thrilled to be part of the 10th Annual New York Poetry festival along with my group "Thursday Morning Poets" on July 24, 2021. Thursday Morning Poets group has been curated by the Queens Poet Laureate, … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions for the month of July 2021

Author Reveal Video for the upcoming anthology “Reimagine America” by Vagabond Press

I'm thrilled to share the poets reveal video for the upcoming anthology "Re-imagine America" by the Vagabond Press.  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 Rothenberg, Dean Okamura, Chad Parenteau, Jerry … Continue reading Author Reveal Video for the upcoming anthology “Reimagine America” by Vagabond Press

Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

Thrilled to see my poem " House of Our Forgotten Past" published in the Oddball Magazine. Immensely grateful to the EIC Jason Wright and Chad Parenteau for supporting my work. My poem has been coupled with brilliant  Photography by © Luis Lázaro Tijerina  "House of our forgotten past I mourn the shadows those misty monsters, … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Lakshmi Kannan

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet, novelist, short story writer, Lakshmi Kannan. Megha Sood’s poems show a vulnerability that is welded to resilience in remarkably ingenious ways because poetry occupies the interstice between the felt and the … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Lakshmi Kannan