“Black Fire This Time” anthology Featured in the New York Review of Books

Thrilled to know that the historical anthology that I have been part of has been featured in the "New York Review of Books" . Featured National Black American Read-In Authors in Black Fire This Time include:   Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, Louisiana Poet Laureate devorah major, San Francisco’s 3rd Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez, Philadelphia’s 1st Poet Laureate … Continue reading “Black Fire This Time” anthology Featured in the New York Review of Books

Press Mention of the Poetry reading at the Edgar Allan Poe cottage in Bronx Times

I'm happy to share the press mention of our group "Thursday Morning Poets" reading at the Edgar Allan Poe cottage on January 19, 2023, in celebration of his 214 Birthday Bash in the local newspaper, Bronx Times. I'm grateful to the press reporter, ET Rodriguez who is a contributing reporter covering food, arts, and culture … Continue reading Press Mention of the Poetry reading at the Edgar Allan Poe cottage in Bronx Times

Poetry featured in Pratik’s Upcoming South Asia Special Double Issue

It is an absolute honor and pleasure to be part of the upcoming Pratik's  South Asia Special Double Issue. Immensely grateful to the editor and curator Yuyutsu Sharma and the team at Nirala Publications for bringing this double edition to fruition. Brimming with the brightest talents of South Asian writers. this edition is a literary … Continue reading Poetry featured in Pratik’s Upcoming South Asia Special Double Issue

Featured Poet at the Panorama International Literature Festival 2023 (PILF) on January 27, 2023 , 9:30 am EDT

As part of the ongoing Panorama International Literature Festival 2023, we are proud to announce a live event curated by our coordinator Chaitali Sengupta from the Netherlands. Please find the links below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WritersCapitalFoundation/posts/545011227661917 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CnZDBSdLDE_/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link YouTube: https://bit.ly/3Xwwovu Join us when the world celebrates literature! #humanity #literature #arts #wcif #pilf #pilf2023 #GlobalPeaceAndHarmony #OneWorld Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

Featured Author in the SETU Magazine special edition “Children’s World”

I'm honored to be part of the special edition of the Pittsburgh-based bilingual SETU Magazine called " The Children's World". Elated to see my two poems " Lizard on the Wall" and " How the Keep the Child Alive".Grateful to the guest editor  Dr. Meenakshi MOhan for her brilliant curation and editing of this special … Continue reading Featured Author in the SETU Magazine special edition “Children’s World”

Poetry published in the anthology ” When Women Speak”

Honored to have my signature poem, "When Women Speak" in this beautiful new anthology, When Women Speak Poetry Anthology Volume 1, edited by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal. Honored to share the space with so many brilliant and talented women creatively bringing out their power and unfettered passion through this anthology. I'm honored to be part of the … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology ” When Women Speak”

Poetry included in the historic anthology “The Polaris Trilogy” to be sent to the moon in the year 2024 in collaboration with NASA/SpaceX

I'm clearly over the moon to receive the news that one of my poems has been included in the historic anthology "The Polaris Trilogy" curated and edited by Joyce Brinkman, the Lead editor, to be sent to the moon in 2024. The poem has been accepted and will be published in January 2023, in the … Continue reading Poetry included in the historic anthology “The Polaris Trilogy” to be sent to the moon in the year 2024 in collaboration with NASA/SpaceX

Poetry included as a public exhibit “The Surprising Thing About Gratitude” by walk_bye

I'm excited to share the news that my poem "Trails of Kindness" has been chosen to be displayed as an artwork in the public exhibit group show "The Surprising Thing About Gratitude" by walk_bye. The show unveiling as well as an activity will be put together by the Canco Park Conservancy (47 Dey Street, Jersey … Continue reading Poetry included as a public exhibit “The Surprising Thing About Gratitude” by walk_bye

Poetry published in the anthology “Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets” by Sahitya Akademi

I'm thrilled to share the news that one of my poems "Metamorphosis" has been included in the anthology "Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets" published by Sahitya Akademi and edited by Seema Jain. It is indeed an honor to be part of such a coveted anthology featuring the voices of women … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology “Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets” by Sahitya Akademi

Poetry published in anthology “Mosiac of Poetic Musings” by AuthorsPress

Elated to see my two poems " A Condolence call" and " Mother of the Forest" be part of the coveted anthology " Mosiac of the Poetry Musings" published by India-based AuthorsPress and brilliantly curated by Seema Jain, featuring the works of the contemporary women poets across the world. An honor to share the space … Continue reading Poetry published in anthology “Mosiac of Poetic Musings” by AuthorsPress

Featured Poet in the Panaroma International Literature Festival 2023

PANORAMA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2023: Megha SOOD, USA (Delegate) As the stage is set for Panorama International Literature Festival, the world's lengthiest literature festival dedicated to humanity, participated by over 76 countries, we are proud to introduce our delegate, Megha Sood from the USA. We invite you to be part of the event which will … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Panaroma International Literature Festival 2023

Poetry Published in the 26th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia, USA

I’m excited to share the news of my acceptance of my poem "Healing Love ( A Villanelle)" in the  Annual Anthology 26th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia. IThe poetry reading will take place on Jan 09, 2023. Moonstone Arts Center began in 1981 as Moonstone Readings at Robin’s Book Store. Although the bookstore closed in … Continue reading Poetry Published in the 26th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia, USA

“The Kali Project” mentioned in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Dec 2022

I'm so excited to share the news that the anthology ("The Kali Project, Indie Blue Publishing, 2021) which I co-edited with Candice Daquin found a mention in the December issue of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature in the 'India Bibliography' article by Payal Nagpal and Shyamala A Narayan. It is a moment of elation to … Continue reading “The Kali Project” mentioned in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Dec 2022

Poetry translated into Italian and published in France-based Articoli Liberi Literary Review

I'm elated to share the news that two of my poems have been translated into Italian and have been published in France-based, Articoli Liberi  Literary Review. Seeing my poems "My Body Is Not an Apology" and "Silence-A Lost Art" gives me the immeasurable joy that poetry transcends language. I'm extremely thankful for the editor-in-chief, Frank … Continue reading Poetry translated into Italian and published in France-based Articoli Liberi Literary Review

Poetry reading for the Cultivating Voices Live “New Books Showcase” Program on Sunday, December 11,2022, at 3 pm EDT

I'm thrilled to be sharing the space with Mary Louise Kiernan, Raul Sanchez, and Meg Kearny as part of the "New Books Showcase" by Cultivating Voices Live hosted by Sandy Yannone. I will be reading poems from my debut poetry collection " My Body Lives Like a Threat" published by FlowerSong Press in Jan 2022. … Continue reading Poetry reading for the Cultivating Voices Live “New Books Showcase” Program on Sunday, December 11,2022, at 3 pm EDT

Received a Mini-Grant from Kundiman

  I'm thrilled to share the news that I have received a #mini-grant from Kundiman for my next full-length poetry collection. I'm super excited to receive this support as I work toward my next poetry collection. Thankful to Bethany Swann, Megan Pinto, and Gina Chung for supporting creatives.   Kundiman is a national nonprofit organization … Continue reading Received a Mini-Grant from Kundiman

List of Publications/Events/Awards for the month of November 2022

November was the month of Literary festivals and award functions. Some notable functions included the Juried Arts Awards by The Artist Forum. It was an honor and privilege to judge this year's Spoken Word Competition with my co-jurors David Dephy, Amos White, and Baron Wright. The month's highlight was my full-length inclusion in the coveted … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Awards for the month of November 2022

Reminder: Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom, Sat, December 3 at 2 p.m.

Excited to be part of the Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration as a spotlight reader on Dec 03, 22.

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Reminder: Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom

Saturday, December 3, 2022

2 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. EST

Our spotlight features are:

Megha Sood

Zev Torres

Harvey Soss

Mireya Pérez-Bustillo

David Dephy

Bruce E. Whitacre

Crystal Crusti Davis

Steven Koenig

Jeff Cottrill

Ken Holland

Jack Cooper

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Poetry collection (“My Body Loves Like a Threat”, FlowerSongPress, 2022 )Finalist in the 19th Annual “Best Book Awards” by American Book Fest

I'm thrilled to share the news that my debut full-length poetry collection ("My Body Lives Like Threat" , FlowerSong Press) is a finalist in the "Best Book Awards" under the category Poetry: General. Heartiest Congratulations!! to Yerra Sugarman of Four Way Books for the collection " Aunt Bird". Honored to share the space with Yerra … Continue reading Poetry collection (“My Body Loves Like a Threat”, FlowerSongPress, 2022 )Finalist in the 19th Annual “Best Book Awards” by American Book Fest

Featured as TEN MOST READ POETS in the journal NORTH OF OXFORD 2022

I'm thrilled to share that I'm one of the Ten most-read poets as determined by the readership of North of Oxford for 2022. https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2022/11/18/ten-most-read-poets-north-of-oxford-2022/ My poems "Living Fallacy"  and " The Revolving Door" have been part of the following: Pandemic of Violence: Volume II: Poets Speak https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2022/08/20/pandemic-of-violence-anthology-ii-poets-speak/ Pandemic of Violence Volume 1 https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2021/12/27/pandemic-of-violence-anthology/ Thankful to … Continue reading Featured as TEN MOST READ POETS in the journal NORTH OF OXFORD 2022

Poetry published in the anthology “Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle” by AuthorsPress, India

Delightful to be part of this amazing anthology " Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle" by AuthorsPress, India which celebrates the love and happiness surrounding our cuisine. Extremely honored to share the spaces with 60 brilliant poets in the book. The amazing cover illustration is done by Ram Goala Heartiest congratulations to dear … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology “Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle” by AuthorsPress, India

The Artists Forum Juried Arts Festival Awards Ceremony, Nov 10, 2022, 5:30-8:30pm

I'm elated to be part of the  Juried Arts Festival  Awards Ceremony by the Artists Forum on Nov 2022. It is an honor and privilege to be the judge for the Spoken Word Category this year with my fellow judges David Dephy, Amos White V, and Baron Wright. I'm looking forward to meet the finalists … Continue reading The Artists Forum Juried Arts Festival Awards Ceremony, Nov 10, 2022, 5:30-8:30pm