Press Mention for the Upcoming Poetry reading at the 91st Street community Garden

Happy to share the press mention for my writing group " Thursday Morning POets" at the 91st Community Garden in the West Side Rag. Below is the link. https://www.westsiderag.com/2022/09/22/welcome-fall-a-poetry-reading-and-planting-in-the-91st-street-garden-on-saturday More Press Mention: https://www.horticulturecourses.info/welcome-fall-poetry-reading-and-planting-in-the-91st-street-garden-saturday/ https://patch.com/new-york/new-york-city/calendar/event/20220924/1951723/thursday-morning-poets-reading-at-riverside-park-for-100-thousand-poets-for-change-global-event https://ilovetheupperwestside.com/uws-nuggets-breakfast-popup-grand-bazaar-poetry-reading/ https://stagebuddy.com/event/thursday-morning-poets-read-riverside-park-in-nyc-for-100-thousand-poets-for-change-global-event Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

Featured poet on the Literary Excursions on September 12, 2022 6-7:15pm EDT

Extremely honored to be part of the literary excursions discussion on September 12, 2022. Honored to share the space with amazingly brilliant and talented, Kamala Platt. The event will be convened by Carmen Bugan and Pramila Venkatswaran. I will be reading a few poems from my debut poetry collection " My Body Lives Like a … Continue reading Featured poet on the Literary Excursions on September 12, 2022 6-7:15pm EDT

Writing Group “Thursday Morning Poets” a proud recipient of the 2022 Queens Arts Fund

So proud to share the news that the writing group I'm part of "Thursday Morning Poets" founded by Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella has recently won the #2022QueensArtsFund. https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/2022-qaf-awardees Though I won't be able to be part of the writing workshop due to my scheduling conflicts, I highly encourage you all to join the free … Continue reading Writing Group “Thursday Morning Poets” a proud recipient of the 2022 Queens Arts Fund

Featured Poet with two groups at the upcoming New York Poetry Festival, Governors Island September 11-12, 2022

I'm excited to announce that I'm part of the two poetry reading groups at the 13th annual New York Poetry Festival 2022 to be held at Governors Island, NY on September 11-12, 2022. I'm going to be reading with the Brooklyn-based,  Brownstone Poets and Thursday Morning Poets. I will be performing on the "The Brinkley" … Continue reading Featured Poet with two groups at the upcoming New York Poetry Festival, Governors Island September 11-12, 2022

East Coast Poetry Readings From the Anthology “Black Fire This Time” at the Queens Public Library ( Virtual), August 24, 2022, 7-8pm EDT featuring Sonia Sanchez, Keisha Anderson, Raymond Nat Taylor and Megha Sood

I'm beyond excited to share the details of the next poetry reading from the anthology "Black Fire This Time" edited by Dr. Kim Mcmillon and published by Willow Books. It's an honor of a lifetime to share the space with my literary guru and eminent poet, writer and activist, Sonia Sanchez. The reading will also … Continue reading East Coast Poetry Readings From the Anthology “Black Fire This Time” at the Queens Public Library ( Virtual), August 24, 2022, 7-8pm EDT featuring Sonia Sanchez, Keisha Anderson, Raymond Nat Taylor and Megha Sood

Book Launch of anthology ” Black Fire This Time” at Hoboken Library, July 30, 2022

Thrilled to share some pictures from yesterday's book launch of the historic anthology " Black Fire This Time" by Willow Books at the Hoboken Public Library It was an absolute honor and blessing to read alongside Quincy Troupe, Margaret Porter Troupe , Keisha-Gaye Anderson,and Raymond Nat Turner Immensely thankful to the Librarian, Ethan Galvin for … Continue reading Book Launch of anthology ” Black Fire This Time” at Hoboken Library, July 30, 2022

Book Launch for the anthology “Black Fire This Time” at the Hoboken Library, July 30, 2022, 2pm EDT

I'm thrilled to be part of the book launch of the historic anthology " Black Fire This Time" edited by Dr. Kim Mcmillon and co-edited by Kofi Antawi and published by Willow Books. The anthology celebrates the 60 years of the Black Arts Movement. It's my absolute privilege and honor to share the space with … Continue reading Book Launch for the anthology “Black Fire This Time” at the Hoboken Library, July 30, 2022, 2pm EDT

Video recording of Poetry reading for the Life in Quarantine, Stanford University

I'm elated to share the video recording of the poetry event held on June 03, 2022, to celebrate the successful completion of the project "Life in Quarantine" by CESTA, Stanford University. What more beautiful way to celebrate anything other than with poetry.  I'm grateful to the project managers, Nelson Endebo, Ellis Schriefer, and Farah Bazzi … Continue reading Video recording of Poetry reading for the Life in Quarantine, Stanford University

Poetry Reading at FUMFA Live( Fairfield University MFA in Creative Writing)on Sunday, June 05, 22, 8-9:30pm EDT

I'm thrilled about my upcoming poetry reading and discussion with Katherine (Katie) Schneider and Chris Belden for the FUMFA Live. The reading will take place on ZOOM and will be live-streamed on the FUMFA Facebook page and its Twitter account on Jun 05, 2022, 8-9:30PM EDT. I'm honored to share space with FUMFA alum poet … Continue reading Poetry Reading at FUMFA Live( Fairfield University MFA in Creative Writing)on Sunday, June 05, 22, 8-9:30pm EDT

Poetry as part of the Public Art Event “Far East” in collaboration with Walk_Bye and JCFPL

Thrilled to share that my poem " Heritage" has been selected as a part of the international exhibition "Far East" in collaboration with Walk_bye, founded and managed by Catalina Arunguren. The exhibition will be on display in the Hamilton Part, Jersey City, New Jersey for almost two months starting May 21, 2022. The artists chosen … Continue reading Poetry as part of the Public Art Event “Far East” in collaboration with Walk_Bye and JCFPL

Poetry reading event “Community Awareness Series Celebrates AAPI ” at Hamilton Park, Jersey City, New Jersey, May 21, 12-3pm EDT in collaboration with InFull Color and Jersey City Public Library #AAPIHeritage #PoetryCommunity #JCFPL #InFullColor

I'm thrilled to be part of the "Community Awareness Series" in collaboration with InFull Color and Jersey City Free Public Library to celebrate the AAPI Heritage Month on May 21, 2022. Super excited to be performing alongside  Crystal Davis ( Poet and Co-founder of Open Road Poetry), Summer Dawn ( Founder and creator of the … Continue reading Poetry reading event “Community Awareness Series Celebrates AAPI ” at Hamilton Park, Jersey City, New Jersey, May 21, 12-3pm EDT in collaboration with InFull Color and Jersey City Public Library #AAPIHeritage #PoetryCommunity #JCFPL #InFullColor

Poetry reading events at the 15th Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival 2022 (VIPF2022), 4:15 PM EST and 8 PM EST

Thrilled to be part of two events at the upcoming 15th Annual Rio Grande Valley International Poetry festival 2022. Thankful to Mark Lipman and Edward Viduarre for making me part of this. Vagabond Anthology "Re-Imagine America" reading Sunday, May 1 , 4:15 PM EST Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 4:15 pm REIMAGINE AMERICA: An Anthology … Continue reading Poetry reading events at the 15th Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival 2022 (VIPF2022), 4:15 PM EST and 8 PM EST

Virtual Poetry reading event “Poetic Word Liberation” at the New Orleans Poetry Festival 2022, April 23, 2022, 5PM (EST) 4pm CST

Thrilled to be part of the event " Poetic Word Liberation " organized by Poetry Matters Project and Dr. Kim McMillon as part of the New Orleans Poetry Festival 2022 on April 23, 2022. Thanks to Lucinda Clark and Dr. Kim McMillan for making me part of this. Honored to share the space with fellow … Continue reading Virtual Poetry reading event “Poetic Word Liberation” at the New Orleans Poetry Festival 2022, April 23, 2022, 5PM (EST) 4pm CST

Meet the guest readers for the Open Road Poetry Event on April 28, 2022, 7pm EDT #booktour #nationalpoetrymonth #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

I'm thrilled to share the details about the guest readers for my next book tour event in collaboration with the Open Road Poetry on April 28, 2022. Guest readers: Dr. Kim Mcmillon, Dr. Anita Nahal, Candice Daquin, and Rescue Poetix. Guest readers will be reading a poem form my book " My Body Lives Like … Continue reading Meet the guest readers for the Open Road Poetry Event on April 28, 2022, 7pm EDT #booktour #nationalpoetrymonth #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Poetry reading event in collaboration with Open Road Poetry on April 28, 7pm EDT #BookTour #NationalPoetryMonth22 #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Thrilled to share the news about my next book tour event for the poetry collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat" in collaboration with Open Road Poetry on April 28, 2022, at 7PM EDT. It s an honor to share the platform with eminent poets and writers sharing the works form my book. Thanks to … Continue reading Poetry reading event in collaboration with Open Road Poetry on April 28, 7pm EDT #BookTour #NationalPoetryMonth22 #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Pictures and Video from the “Something New (Jersey) event at the Hoboken Historical Museum, April 10, 2022

Excited to share the video recording of the "Something New (Jersey)event at the Hoboken Historical Museum. An honor to share the space with great American poets Frank Messina and reg e gaines   ****Catch me reading my work at the #timemark 31:28   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kctxcW-mong&ab_channel=HobokenHistoricalMuseum Following are the Press Mentions for the event-> Hoboken Museum : … Continue reading Pictures and Video from the “Something New (Jersey) event at the Hoboken Historical Museum, April 10, 2022

Video Recording “Essential Voice” webinar by FlowerSong Press #booktour #NationalPoetryMonth #MybodylivesLikeaThreat

Really excited to share the #recording of the "Essential Voices" #webinar with Edward Vidaurre for the FlowerSong Press. Thankful to Edward for giving me the platform and asking such thoughtful questions about my creative journey, its struggles, and the mission behind it. I also read a few poems from my new #poetrycollection " My Body … Continue reading Video Recording “Essential Voice” webinar by FlowerSong Press #booktour #NationalPoetryMonth #MybodylivesLikeaThreat

Press Mention for the Hoboken Historical Museum Poetry festival in the Jersey Journal (NJ.com) #NationalPoetryMonth2022

Happy to share the press mention of the upcoming event in the Hoboken Historical Museum on April 10. 2022. Thankful to the staff writer, David for his effort and support for the creative artist for the community. https://www.nj.com/hudson/2022/04/megha-sood-and-frank-messina-reading-poetry-for-something-new-jersey-festival-april-10.html Happy Poetry!! Megha

Poetry Event mentioned in the Academy of American poets(Poets.Org)

****Event Mentioned in the PW.Org**** Thanks to The Academy of American Poets for sharing the news about our next poetry event in NY. So honored to perform with my FlowerSong Press mates and thankful to Briana Muñoz for making this happen. https://poets.org/event/storefront-poetry-reading Happy National Poetry Month!! Megha Sood

Featured Poet at the “Storefront Poetry reading”at the Unoppressive Non-imperialist Bargain Books, NYC on April 8, 2022 , at 8 pm EST featuring the Flower Song Press authors

Thrilled to be part of this upcoming in-person poetry reading at the  Unoppressive Non-imperialist Bargain Books, NYC as part of the " Storefront Poetry reading". Immensely thankful to my FlowerSongpress mate Briana Munoz for taking the effort in organising this. Excited to perform in person with my press mates form FlowerSong Press, Briana Munoz, Iris … Continue reading Featured Poet at the “Storefront Poetry reading”at the Unoppressive Non-imperialist Bargain Books, NYC on April 8, 2022 , at 8 pm EST featuring the Flower Song Press authors

Poetry reading and book signing “Positive Poetry Reading” series at Hoboken Library, Apr 02, 2022 #booktour #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat #NationalPoetryMonth22

*****Sharing pics/videos form the Hoboken Library Poetry Reading and Book Signing event***** Thrilled to share a few #snapshots from today's poetry reading for the "positive Poetry reading Series" at the Hoboken Public Library Thanks to Ethan Galvin for giving me the platform and adding my book to the library catalog. The reading took place in … Continue reading Poetry reading and book signing “Positive Poetry Reading” series at Hoboken Library, Apr 02, 2022 #booktour #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat #NationalPoetryMonth22

Poetry to be aired on the WRUU 107.5FM, Savannah, Georgia as part of the PMP Poetry Contest Open Mic Winner on April 05, 2022, #NationalPoetryMonth 2022

I'm thrilled to receive the news that my poem "We All Rise out Of Love" has been one of the winners of the "Open Mic" contest Poetry Matters Contest, 22 years old poetry organization based out of Georgia.  and will be aired on the WRUU 107.5 FM radio station, Savannah, Georgia. Thanks to Lucinda Clark … Continue reading Poetry to be aired on the WRUU 107.5FM, Savannah, Georgia as part of the PMP Poetry Contest Open Mic Winner on April 05, 2022, #NationalPoetryMonth 2022

Poetry reading for the anthology “Support Ukraine 2022” by Moonstone Arts

I'm happy to share that my poem has been accepted for publication in the anthology "Support Ukraine" by Moonstone Arts Center. The poetry reading for the poets featured in the anthology will be on April 03., 2022, at 2pm EST. Honored to share the voices of 102 poets in the name of freedom. Support Ukraine!! … Continue reading Poetry reading for the anthology “Support Ukraine 2022” by Moonstone Arts

Featured Poet in the “Essential Voice” webinar by FlowerSong Press, April 07, 2022, 8:30 pm to 9:30PM EST #booktour #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

I'm excited to share the details about my upcoming webinar with the FlowerSong Press on April 07, 2022, as part of the promotion and book tour for my full-length poetry collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat". I'll be in discussion with the EIC of FlowerSongPress, Edward Viduarre as we talk about my creative process, … Continue reading Featured Poet in the “Essential Voice” webinar by FlowerSong Press, April 07, 2022, 8:30 pm to 9:30PM EST #booktour #MyBodyLivesLikeaThreat

Featured on WordSeed Inc on occasion of #InternationalPoetryDay 2022

Thankful to Yves-Mary Fontin for featuring the voices of poets and what poetry means to them on the occasion of #InternationalPoetryDay. Honored to share the space with JC Poet Laureate Rescue Poetix , Paterson Poet Laureate Talena Lachelle Queen , Crystal Crustl Davis , Roxanne Hoffman and many more. I also read a poem of … Continue reading Featured on WordSeed Inc on occasion of #InternationalPoetryDay 2022