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

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

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

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

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

Featured Poet in the Women’s National Book Association(WNBA-DC) Celebrates “Women in Poetry’s Future” Event on April 20,2021

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

Featured as Guest Judge for the State Level NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Poetry Contest 2021

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

“Changing the Face of Poetry ” event on the #WorldPoetryDay2021 on March 21,2021

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

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 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

Poetry reading for the poetic tribute “Stri Shakti” by Pittsburgh based SETU Magazine

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

Poetry Reading at the “Badass Bade Bash” event by InFullColor, New Jersey

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

Featured Poet in the Upcoming 5th International Poetry meet on 12 March, 2021

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

Poetry Reading at the “The Box : Reinvention” event by Jersey City Theater Center

Had an absolutely amazing experience at "The Box" Reinvention" event yesterday hosted and curated by JC Poet laureate Rescue Poetix and Ariel Guidry From poetry, visual arts, dance to music, it was an evening immersed deeply in all genres of creative arts.The artist lineup was amazing, to say the least, and I was proud and … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the “The Box : Reinvention” event by Jersey City Theater Center

Poetry reading at the “When Women Speak”(Women empowering women through voice) poetry event on Feb 16,2021

I'm excited to share the details of the monthly poetry reading event organized by the host and moderator of the "When Women Speak". It was my absolute pleasure and honor to share the space with one of the brilliant and empowering voices like Jersey City Poet Laureate Rescue Poetix, Kween Moore, Kiana Amaya,  Dr Antoinette … Continue reading Poetry reading at the “When Women Speak”(Women empowering women through voice) poetry event on Feb 16,2021

Book Launch of the Poetry Anthology “Earth: A Place Worth Fighting For” on Feb 17,2021

I'm really excited to be part of this timely and purposeful anthology, based on raising awareness for the environmental issues, curated by Staffordshire Poet Laureate 2019-2022 Mel Wardle Woodend  for the Staffordshire Green Arts festival 2021. My poem " Mother of the Forest" has been selected to be included in the anthology and it added … Continue reading Book Launch of the Poetry Anthology “Earth: A Place Worth Fighting For” on Feb 17,2021

Poetry reading Event for the Prolific Press on Feb 13,2021

I'm happy to share the details of the #Poetryreading event on Feb 13,2021 moderated and hosted by the EIC of Prolific Press Glenn Lyvers. The events featured the current, forthcoming and former poets published by the Prolific press or any of its literary journals. The event was graced by 33 poets. I was recently published … Continue reading Poetry reading Event for the Prolific Press on Feb 13,2021

Book Launch of “2020: The Year that Changed America” by Kevin Powell Writing Workshop

I had the most exhilarating experience of the attending the book launch and selected readings from the book 2020: The Year That Changed America curated and edited by Kevin Powell. The book came out as culminated efforts of the writers of the Kevin Powell Writing Workshop. Acclaimed writer Kevin Powell and the historic Nuyorican Poets … Continue reading Book Launch of “2020: The Year that Changed America” by Kevin Powell Writing Workshop

Poetry Reading for Spectrum Publishing, California, Edition no 26, on January 30 at 6pm

Happy to share few snapshots of the poetry reading for the anthology curated by Don Kingfisher Campbell for the Spectrum Publishing Press, California .Thankful  for his support for my poetry. I’m elated to see my poem “Lust” in the Edition #26 of Spectrum Publishing based on the theme ” Sex”. Immensely thankful to the EIC and founder Don Kingfisher … Continue reading Poetry Reading for Spectrum Publishing, California, Edition no 26, on January 30 at 6pm

Poetry Reading for launch of anthology ” It can’t happen here” by MoonStone Arts Press, PA, USA on Jan 31, 2021.

Happy to share some snapshots of the poetry reading for the launch of the anthology  "It can't happen here" curated by Moonstone Arts Center. Thankful to the EIC Larry Robin for selecting  my poem for this powerful anthology. In Words of Larry Robin This anthology is about the reflections on January 6, 2021 and the … Continue reading Poetry Reading for launch of anthology ” It can’t happen here” by MoonStone Arts Press, PA, USA on Jan 31, 2021.

Poetry reading for It Can’t Happen Here at Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on January 31, 2021

I’m excited to share the news of my upcoming poetry reading and selection in the Annual Anthology "It Can't Happen Here" by Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on January 31, 2021 at 2pm EST. Moonstone Arts Center began in 1981 as Moonstone Readings at Robin’s Book Store. Although the bookstore closed in 2012, Larry’s connection to books … Continue reading Poetry reading for It Can’t Happen Here at Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on January 31, 2021

Featured as Guest Speaker at the book launch of “The Read Diary” , a Novel by Neelam Saxena Chandra

I'm honored and pleased to the Guest of Honor at the book launch of the novel, "The Red Diary" by the award winning and prolific poet, writer, novelist and story writer Neelam  Saxena Chandra. Neelam Saxena Chandra is launching her novel "The Red Diary" online on Sunday, 17 January, 2021 at 9 pm IST - … Continue reading Featured as Guest Speaker at the book launch of “The Read Diary” , a Novel by Neelam Saxena Chandra

Poetry Reading at the IAWA ( Italian American Writers Association) Group on December 19,2020

I am extremely honored to share the space with esteemed writers featured this week on Dec 19,2020 at Italian American Writers Association poetry reading .I'm extremely thankful to Maria Lisella, Poet Laureate Queens,NY and 2020 Fellow of Academy of American Poets) for inviting me to the said event for the open mic. This week the … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the IAWA ( Italian American Writers Association) Group on December 19,2020