Poetry performed in the Wild sound Festival, Los Angeles-“Surreal”

This feels so exciting as one of my poems have been performed by an artist and made into a small video. It's an amazing feeling to see your poem transcend into a new dimension when its coupled with powerful images and sound. Wild Sound Festival is a weekly Film Festival in Toronto & Los Angeles where … Continue reading Poetry performed in the Wild sound Festival, Los Angeles-“Surreal”

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Poetry reading for the Jersey City Writers “Overcoming Limitation” series at the West Gallery, NJ

  I'm really happy to share the details of my recent poetry reading at an event organized by the Jersey City Writers and Art House Access festival. The "Overcoming Limitation" event was for a night of selected readings that recognize the experiences and voices of people living with disabilities. My two poems got selected by … Continue reading Poetry reading for the Jersey City Writers “Overcoming Limitation” series at the West Gallery, NJ

State level Winner Third Position for the NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2019

I'm so thrilled and excited to share this news that my poem " A Journey towards freedom" has been selected for the third position as the winner in the state-level poetry contest conducted by the National Alliance of New Jersey ( NAMI ) for its DARA Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest.  NAMI New Jersey (NAMI … Continue reading State level Winner Third Position for the NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Mental Health Poetry Contest 2019

Poetry reading at Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the Jersey City Poetry Festival 2019- “Intermedium”

I got the opportunity to attend poetry reading at the Art opening night of the Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the ongoing Jersey City poetry Festival ( Apr 25- Apr 30). The event was moderated by the poet laureate of Jersey City, Rashad Wright. The event was sponsored by Jersey City Arts Council … Continue reading Poetry reading at Mana Contemporary Art Centre as part of the Jersey City Poetry Festival 2019- “Intermedium”

Meeting Jericho Brown at the Lillian Vernon Writers House, NYC, NY

    One more wish crossed off my bucket list as I went to a poetry reading today at the Lillian Vernon Writers House as a part of Spring 2019 Poetry Reading Series. Jericho Brown read a few poems from his third book "Tradition" and few duplexes, a new poetry form he created. Jericho Brown is … Continue reading Meeting Jericho Brown at the Lillian Vernon Writers House, NYC, NY

Meeting Ilya Kaminsky at Lillian Vernon Creative house – New York City, New York

I'm beyond thrilled to share my fangirl moment of meeting my favorite poet today in NYC. I went for the poetry reading by Ilya Kaminsky from his latest book " Deaf Republic" in the Lillian Vernon House. This location is part of the Spring 2020 Reading series by the creative writing students of NYU. His … Continue reading Meeting Ilya Kaminsky at Lillian Vernon Creative house – New York City, New York

Poetry reading at DOCA Rooftop reading series – “Silence – a lost art”- National Poetry Month # NaPoWriMo

      I'm so thrilled to be part of this open rooftop series organized by the DOCA ( Department of Cultural Affairs )Jersey City and Jersey City writers as a special tribute to HCCC Professor Johanna van Gendt during the National Poetry Month. Being part of the Jersey city writer, I get to read … Continue reading Poetry reading at DOCA Rooftop reading series – “Silence – a lost art”- National Poetry Month # NaPoWriMo