Poetry reading at the New York Poetry festival on the Algonquin Stage with the Thursday Morning Poets #NYCPoFest #TMPPoets

It was an exhilarating experience, to say the least, to perform at the 10th Annual New York poetry festival yesterday on July 24, 2021, with my Thursday Morning Poets Siblings. We Rocked the stage!! Thursday Morning Poets group has been founded by the Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella along with the Queens Public Library. Not … Continue reading Poetry reading at the New York Poetry festival on the Algonquin Stage with the Thursday Morning Poets #NYCPoFest #TMPPoets

Poetry as part of the “The Women” exhibit now displayed in the Berry lane Park, Jersey City, New Jersey

I'm thrilled to share the news that "The Women" exhibit showcasing the works of the 44 Jersey City artists in the Walk_Bye  exhibit curated by Catalina Arunguren is now on display in Berry Lane Park, Jersey City from July 20 to Auguest 20, 2021.  Below is the link to the video of the showcase along … Continue reading Poetry as part of the “The Women” exhibit now displayed in the Berry lane Park, Jersey City, New Jersey

Media Mention for the upcoming poetry reading at the 25th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Centre

Honored and thrilled to be part of the 25th Poetry Ink Anthology by Moonstone Arts Center on July 24,2021. This event hosted and curated by Larry Robin has received a mention in the Philadelphia Enquirer   I'm proud to share the space with Sonia Sanchez, Toi Derricotte, Ronald P. Bremner, Lamont Steptoe, and many others … Continue reading Media Mention for the upcoming poetry reading at the 25th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Centre

Media Mention in Broadway World for the upcoming Poetry reading by #TMPPoets at the New York Poetry Festival 2021

As part of the New York Poetry festival upcoming event on July 24,2021 at the Governors Island below is the media mention. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Thursday-Morning-Poets-To-Debut-2021-New-York-City-Poetry-Festival-20010101 Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

Media Mention for the #TMPPoets (Thursday Morning Poets)event at the Upcoming New York Poetry Festival on July 24,2021

As part of the event at the Governors Island as part of the New York Poetry festival below are the media mentions Academy of American Poets ( Poets.Org) https://poets.org/event/thursday-morning-poets-new-york-city-poetry-festival Queens Gazette, New York  https://www.qgazette.com/articles/thursday-morning-poets-at-nyc-poetry-festival-on-governors-island/ Yelp https://www.yelp.com/events/new-york-thursday-morning-poets-the-new-york-city-poetry-festival?fbclid=IwAR3R6jnEcTUQ25bJD0qwAFKhOMGXIcNVOs-p7VD5MuqrKmKznpjCz41SVII Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

Featured Poet in the One year anniversary of walk_bye

I'm honored to be part of the One year celebration of the Walk_bye as part of the most beautiful virtual exhibit designed by walk bye artist @crystallettersofficial . We have 50 artists of ALL mediums from all over the world in three different rooms. The Exhibition is divided into three exhibition rooms: Paper, Coming Out of … Continue reading Featured Poet in the One year anniversary of walk_bye

My First Writer’s Conference(June 6-June 11) as part of Poet Fellowship from MVICW, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

It was a thrilling week full of learning and connecting with link-minded people as an attendee in the Summer Writing Conference of Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  To be part of the informative sessions about the craft of creative writing from your literary heroes was a blessing. Immensely grateful to the founder Alexander Weinstein … Continue reading My First Writer’s Conference(June 6-June 11) as part of Poet Fellowship from MVICW, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

Poetry Reading at Walt Whitman 202nd Virtual Birthday celebration

I'm happy to see my poetry reading selected for the 202nd virtual birthday celebration for the great poet Walt Whitman organised by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) WWBA is hosted a virtual world-wide Marathon Reading of “Leaves of Grass” and Whitman-Themed Art Exhibition via a live Zoom presentation event on May 31st, 2021. They … Continue reading Poetry Reading at Walt Whitman 202nd Virtual Birthday celebration

Featured Poet on the 1 year anniversary of When People Speak, May 25, 2021

I'm honored to be selected as the featured poet celebrating the one year anniversary of the "When People Speak" curated by Ameerah Shabazz Bilal and James Ellerbe. So honored to share the space with Paterson Poet Laureate, Talena Lachelle Queen, Sage Gallon and Star Angel. James Ellerbe is the founder of  Not Enough Words (2014) … Continue reading Featured Poet on the 1 year anniversary of When People Speak, May 25, 2021

Featured Artist in “Empowering Asian American Voices” by In FullColor on May 17,2021 #AAPIHeritageMonth #StopAAPIHate

I'm proud to be chosen as one of the featured artists in the upcoming "Asian American Voices" event curated by Summer Dawn, Founder of the award winning organization InFullColor in honor of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021. This event is for Visit.org, a nonprofit that offers virtual experiences that partner corporate volunteers with … Continue reading Featured Artist in “Empowering Asian American Voices” by In FullColor on May 17,2021 #AAPIHeritageMonth #StopAAPIHate

Featured Poet in the Spectrum Publishing, California event on May 15,Saturday, 6-8pm EST

I'm delighted to be a featured poet in the upcoming Saturday Afternoon Poetry hosted by Don Kingfisher Campbell of Spectrum Publishing. I'm honored to share the space with MIRA MATARIC, R A RUADH. Reading by featured poets will be followed by open mic. Here is the link to the poetry reading and ZOOM details. Here … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Spectrum Publishing, California event on May 15,Saturday, 6-8pm EST

Poetry as part of the Art Exhibition Group Show “The Women” by Walk_Bye at City Hall, Jersey City, New Jersey , May 06,2021

It was an evening filled with fun and galore meeting my creative community for Jersey City after a lockdown period of 14 months. I could not have asked for a better way to end the lockdown period with the event where my poem “ Definition” was displayed on vinyl outside the City Hall, Jersey City … Continue reading Poetry as part of the Art Exhibition Group Show “The Women” by Walk_Bye at City Hall, Jersey City, New Jersey , May 06,2021

Poetry selected as part of the Jersey City Free Public Library Poetry Showcase on May 07,2021

I'm thrilled to share the news that my poem " Brotherhood" will be part of the Poetry Showcase event curated by the Jersey City Free Public Library. I'm really thankful to Alison Blumenfeld, Head of Information Services, JCFPL for selecting my work. The event will be showcased on May 07, 2021.  The Jersey City Free … Continue reading Poetry selected as part of the Jersey City Free Public Library Poetry Showcase on May 07,2021

Poetry recitation at the Speak Series by Word Seed Inc

Honored to be part of the Speak Series All Language Series curated by the Word Seed Founder, Paterson Poet Laureate, Talena Queen .Speak Series by Word Seed Inc. In collaboration with Paterson Free Public Library closes out National Poetry Month 2021 with All Languages.  The Speak Series is an online event created during the Covid-19 … Continue reading Poetry recitation at the Speak Series by Word Seed Inc

Poetry Reading for the 13th Annual Words for Birds 2021 organized by Mitchell Lake Audubon center on April 24, 2021 #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I’m excited to be share the recording of the poetry reading  to celebrate the 13th Annual Words for Birds Event. The event was co-hosted 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 and an environmental justice activist) for giving me this wonderful opportunity … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the 13th Annual Words for Birds 2021 organized by Mitchell Lake Audubon center on April 24, 2021 #NationalPoetryMonth2021

Featured Poet in the “Night of Poetry”Event to support Cory Provost’s re-election, District Leader , Kings County, Brooklyn, NY

I'm thrilled to share that news that I'll be one of the featured poets in the  "A Night of Poetry," event on May 07, 2021 which is a fundraiser for Cory Provost's re-election as the Democratic District Leader, Kings County 58th Assembly district. Immensely thankful to Patricia Carragon for extending the opportunity. This event will … Continue reading Featured Poet in the “Night of Poetry”Event to support Cory Provost’s re-election, District Leader , Kings County, Brooklyn, NY

Poetry Published in the e-chapbook “Lessons from the Earth” curated by Poet Laureate of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada #EarthDay2021

I'm thrilled to see my poem " Twined and Intertwined" included in the e-chapbook " Lessons from the Earth "curated by Jessica Outram, Poet Laureate of Coburg, Ontario, Canada. The chapbook is a celebration of the Earth Day on April 22, 2021 and poems and images celebrating the theme "Lessons from the Earth". You can … Continue reading Poetry Published in the e-chapbook “Lessons from the Earth” curated by Poet Laureate of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada #EarthDay2021

Webcast Recording for the WNBA-DC ( Women National Book Association-DC Chapter) “Women in Poetry Future”

Yesterday evening was one of the highlights in my creative journey as a panelist for the WNBA ( Women's National Book Association )  "Women in Poetry's Future " event.I'm extremely thankful to Founder of Poetry Matters Project,Lucinda Clark  and WNBA Award Chair and National Co-Vice President, NC Weil for giving me the space and opportunity … Continue reading Webcast Recording for the WNBA-DC ( Women National Book Association-DC Chapter) “Women in Poetry Future”

Poetry as part of the Art Exhibition Group Show “The Women” by Walk_Bye to be placed at City Hall, Jersey City, New Jersey

I'm thrilled to be part of the "Walk_Bye" event curated by Catalina  Aranguren in association with Jersey City Public Library. My poem will be printed in the vinyl and will be hung outside the City Hall in Jersey City. Here is the link to my artist profile on the Walk _Bye Website Motivated by the … Continue reading Poetry as part of the Art Exhibition Group Show “The Women” by Walk_Bye to be placed at City Hall, Jersey City, New Jersey

Poetry Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

I'm elated to be part of the upcoming poetry festival "Anantha" by the Samyukta Poetry Group. Thankful to eminent poetess Sonia Nair for making this happen. Honored to share the beautiful evening of immersive poetry with the fellow poets. namely Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca Poetry, Dustin David Pickering, Megha Sood, Joshua Corwin, Bryan Hayes and Amit … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

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 Audubon center 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 Audubon center 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