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

Poetry Workshop for an elementary school at Jersey City, New Jersey on Tuesday Dec 15,2020

It was an absolute joy and pleasure to conduct my maiden poetry workshop for my son's elementary class this Tuesday on December 15, 2020. Poetry was one of the concepts they were learning this week and they invited me as a guest speaker for the same. I had a fun time interacting with kids for … Continue reading Poetry Workshop for an elementary school at Jersey City, New Jersey on Tuesday Dec 15,2020

Poetry Reading at the Tandoori Gup Shup with Anita Nahal, Roopali Sircar Gaur and Harish Masand

It was such a joy  to attend the final Tan Doori Gup Shup poetry reading organized by Anita Nahal, Roopali Sarcar, and RJ Harish Masand on Sunday, December at 11:am EST.It was a beautiful poetic amalgamation of art, poetry, and music by poets and artists all across the world. The well-managed and beautifully conceptualized event … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Tandoori Gup Shup with Anita Nahal, Roopali Sircar Gaur and Harish Masand

Poetry Reading at the Brownstone Poets with Yuyutsu Sharma, Bertha Rogers and Carrie Magnus Radna on Saturday, December 12,2020

This reading went long than expected but every minute was worth it.It was an absolute pleasure to hear the featured poets Yuyutsu Sharma,Carrie Magness Radna and Bertha Rogers. The reading was also graced by three poets laureates namely Maria Lisella ( Poet Laureate of Queens and 2020 Fellow of Academy of American Poets) ,Talena Lachelle … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Brownstone Poets with Yuyutsu Sharma, Bertha Rogers and Carrie Magnus Radna on Saturday, December 12,2020

Upcoming Poetry Reading at Tan Doori Gup Shup on December 20,2020 at 11am EST

I'm excited to attend the final Tan Doori Gup Shup poetry reading organised by Anita Nahal, Roopali Sarcar and RJ Harish Masand on Sunday December 11:am EST. The Monthly virtual creative series "Tan Doori Gup Shup" came about due to the desire to bring folks together during the challenging pandemic times through creative sharing. They've … Continue reading Upcoming Poetry Reading at Tan Doori Gup Shup on December 20,2020 at 11am EST

Poetry Reading at 2020 NAMI NJ Virtual Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

NAMI NJ members and special guests gathered virtually on Saturday, July 18,2020 to celebrate  organization’s 35th Anniversary and to recognize the extraordinary work of NAMI affiliates, programs, providers, and collaborators. I was invited to read my poem "My Survival Story" as First Position Winner at NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Poetry Contest 2020. Jacquese Armstrong, NAMI … Continue reading Poetry Reading at 2020 NAMI NJ Virtual Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

Upcoming Poetry Reading at the SETU International Women Poets on December 19,2020 at 7pm IST

  I'm honored and blessed to be part of the upcoming SETU International Women Poets Live on Dec 19, 2020, at 7 PM IST. Immensely thankful to EIC Dr. Sunil Sharma and Dr. Sangeeta Sharma for giving me the opportunity. It will be an honor and privilege to share the space with some of the … Continue reading Upcoming Poetry Reading at the SETU International Women Poets on December 19,2020 at 7pm IST

Poetry Reading as featured poet at the Ocean Side Library,NY with Maria Lisella on December 06,2020

I'm excited to share the highlights of yesterday's immersive poetry reading as a featured poet alongside Maria Lisella ( Poet Laureate Queens, NY). It was an absolute honor and privilege to share the space with such an esteemed poet. I'm really thankful to the host Tony Lovino, Director of Ocean Side Library for giving me … Continue reading Poetry Reading as featured poet at the Ocean Side Library,NY with Maria Lisella on December 06,2020

Upcoming Poetry reading as Featured Poet along with Maria Lisella (Poet Laureate, Queens, New York)at the Oceanside Library,NY on December 7, 2020

I'm thrilled to be featured alongside Maria Lisella for the upcoming poetry reading on Dec 7 at 7pm at the Oceanside Library Poetry reading. Oceanside Library reading is moderated by Tony Lovino. Maria Lisella is the Poet Laureate of Queens, NY and the author of three books of poetry, most recently Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books, … Continue reading Upcoming Poetry reading as Featured Poet along with Maria Lisella (Poet Laureate, Queens, New York)at the Oceanside Library,NY on December 7, 2020

My Chapbook “A Potpourri of Emotions” free for download only for today in 16th Annual POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY Download 50 FREE Poetry E-books Now!!!

    I'm really excited to see my chapbook "A Potpourri of Emotions" included in the 16th Annual Poetry Super Highway Free E-Book for all. Really thankful to the founder Rick Lupert for giving this gift of poetry to the literary community. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity!! The 16th annual Poetry Super Highway E-book Free-For-All … Continue reading My Chapbook “A Potpourri of Emotions” free for download only for today in 16th Annual POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY Download 50 FREE Poetry E-books Now!!!

Poetry reading as featured Poet on Nov 21,2020 at Brooklyn based BrownStone Poets

It was an amazing poetic afternoon to be part of the Brownstone Poets Poetry Reading on Nov 21,2020 2-4pm EST as a featured poet alongside two of the brilliant and talented poets LA-based Joshua Corwin and OddBall Magazine EIC and Founder Chad Parenteau. Immensely grateful to EIC and founder Patricia Carragon  and Roxanne Hoffman for giving me this opportunity. Thrilled to … Continue reading Poetry reading as featured Poet on Nov 21,2020 at Brooklyn based BrownStone Poets

Poetry reading at the #radioshow “Songs of Selah” by Scott Thomas Outlar for poems published in Alien Buddha Press House of Horrors #3

Really excited to be on the #radioshow hosted by the Founder of "Songs of Selah" Thomas Scott Outlar on Halloween. Poets published in the Alien Buddha Press House of Horrors #3 were asked to read their poems on the Halloween night. It was an honor to share the space with Red Focks, Carrie Magnuss Radna, … Continue reading Poetry reading at the #radioshow “Songs of Selah” by Scott Thomas Outlar for poems published in Alien Buddha Press House of Horrors #3

Poetry reading at the open mic #radioshow 17Numa by Scott Thomas Outlar featuring Kashiana Singh and Mela Blust

Got the chance to listen to this beautiful immersive #radioshow of two poets reading each other work Mela Blust and Kashiana Singh hosted by Scott Thomas Outlar at 17Numa I read one of my poems "Was it worth the pain?" in the open mic section at the time mark 1:28. The poem is published in … Continue reading Poetry reading at the open mic #radioshow 17Numa by Scott Thomas Outlar featuring Kashiana Singh and Mela Blust

Poetry Podcast by LA based Poet Joshua Corwin “Assiduous Dust” released today

I’m thrilled to share the news of  interview and poetry podcast with the esteemed LA-based poet, Joshua Corwin for his series “Assiduous Dust”. You can watch the video here. Assiduous Dust is the home of the On-the-Spot Collaborative Poem (OTSCP), a novel form of collaborative poetry where the featured poet and Joshua Corwin take turns in reading out … Continue reading Poetry Podcast by LA based Poet Joshua Corwin “Assiduous Dust” released today