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

Author Signed copies for my chapbook ” My Body Is not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press

#AuthorSigned Copies for my #chapbook " My Body Is Not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press I'm happy to share that in addition to buying copies from the Finishing Line Press website, people now can also buy personally signed copies from me. If you are interested in purchasing the personally signed copy please DM me … Continue reading Author Signed copies for my chapbook ” My Body Is not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Meenakshi Mohan

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant artist, poet, editor, critic, Meenakshi Mohan. My Body is Not an Apology by Megha Sood is a woman’s journey through gender-based discrimination. It is a cry and a plea as Sood questions, … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Meenakshi Mohan

Poetry Published in the 25th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia,USA

I’m excited to share the news of my acceptance of my poem "True Lies" in the  Annual Anthology 25th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia. Immensely thankful to Larry Robin for supporting my work. Honored to share space with Toi derricotte, Ronald Bremner and many more. The poetry reading will take place on 24 July … Continue reading Poetry Published in the 25th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia,USA

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

Poetry Published in the Rio Grande Valley Festival Anthology Boundless 2021

Thrilled to share the pictures from the Boundless 2021 anthology featuring my two poems curated by Former MacAllen, Texas Poet Laureate Edward Viduarre. I’m grateful to the editors Edward Vidduarre, Sarah Joy Thompson and Gabriel González for accepting and supporting my work. I'm honored to share the space with one of the best poets in … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Rio Grande Valley Festival Anthology Boundless 2021

Poetry upcoming in the anthology “Re-imagine America” by Vagabond Press

I'm thrilled to share the news that two of my poems "Safekeeping" and "Bullhorn" has been accepted for the upcoming anthology "Re-imagine America"( an anthology for the future  by the Vagabond Press. Immensely grateful to the Editor Mark Lipman for supporting my work. To be published in the spring/summer of 2022 for national distribution. Contributors … Continue reading Poetry upcoming in the anthology “Re-imagine America” by Vagabond Press

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

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Juliette Van der Molen

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant artist, poet, editor and my co-editor of the "The Medusa Project", Juliette Van der Molen. Megha Sood’s “My Body is Not an Apology” is a powerful debut with poetry that contains multitudes. … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Juliette Van der Molen

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 New York Poetry Festival on July 24, Governors Island,NY #TMPPoets. Media coverage in the Poets.Org ( Academy of American poets)

I'm beyond thrilled to be part of the upcoming New York Poetry Festival on July 24,2021  at the picturesque Governors Island, New York.I'm part of the Thursday Morning Poets group which started as a prompt based workshop during pandemic by Queens Poet laureate and 2020 Fellow of Academy of American Poets , Maria Lisella. The … Continue reading Featured Poet in the New York Poetry Festival on July 24, Governors Island,NY #TMPPoets. Media coverage in the Poets.Org ( Academy of American poets)

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Joshua Corwin

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant neurodivergent LA based poet Joshua Corwin A unique feminist exploration through the written word, investigating the body and the world society overlays atop women, Megha Sood does justice uncovering, discovering, and discarding … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Joshua Corwin

List of publications, events, conferences, media mentions for the month of June 2021

June 2021 was a month of many beginnings and celebrations of important milestones in my creative writing journey. As a recipient of a poet fellowship from MVICW ( Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing), I was thrilled and excited to be part of the one-week virtual writer’s conference at the Martha Vineyard Institute of Creative … Continue reading List of publications, events, conferences, media mentions for the month of June 2021

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Kalpna Singh Chitnis

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet , Writer and Filmmaker, Kalpna Singh Chitnis My Body is Not An Apology is a testimony of female rebellion and a journey of self-discovery in a most wanted and unwanted way. The … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Kalpna Singh Chitnis

Featured writer on the London/Berlin Ekphrastic Journal Visual Verse July 2021

I'm extremely honored to be chosen as one of the featured writer for this month for the London/Berlin based Ekphrastic Journal Visual Verse. An Ekphrastic Journal that I have reached out for inspiration every month for the last two years  and still do. Their visually intriguing images have been creative triggers for many writers of … Continue reading Featured writer on the London/Berlin Ekphrastic Journal Visual Verse July 2021

PBS American Portrait , The Story of Us told by Us #AmericanPortraitPBS

In Feb ,2021 I was thrilled  to be part of the PBS American Portrait as my short story in response to the prompt "My American Story" was featured on the website. Here is the link to that. Now PBS has turned those 400 stories into a vivid book that captures the struggles of the people … Continue reading PBS American Portrait , The Story of Us told by Us #AmericanPortraitPBS

Poem “Old Shoes” featured in the Lyrical Somerville section of The Somerville Times

I'm thrilled to see my poem "Old Shoes" published in the Lyrical Somerville section of the Local Independent Newspaper, The Somerville Times. Many thanks to the Doug Holder who is the arts/editor of the Somerville News. Here is the link to me poem "Old Shoes" Doug Holder is the founder of the Ibbetson Street Press … Continue reading Poem “Old Shoes” featured in the Lyrical Somerville section of The Somerville Times

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Rochelle Potkar

In the series of promoting my #chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, today I’m proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet Rochelle Potkar, Author of Paper Asylum and Bombay Hangovers Sometimes with acerbic irony, sometimes with wise comeuppance, but never with hopeless resignation no matter how bleak the refracted rays of reality, … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Rochelle Potkar

Poetry featured on the “Poem of the Week” section of the Life and Legends Lit Journal

I'm thrilled to share that my poem " The Day When Liberty Was Disrobed" is selected in the "Poem of the Week" section of the California based Literary Journal, Life and Legends. Immensely thankful to the EIC Kalpna Singh Chitnis for selecting the poem to feature during the opportune moment of the July 4th weekend. … Continue reading Poetry featured on the “Poem of the Week” section of the Life and Legends Lit Journal

Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (April-June 2021)

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 2 . I’m really thankful to the editors David Paul Vnuck and Muguras Maria Vnuck for supporting my work. Also, to Padmaja Iyengar-Paddy as an editorial counselor (India) for the magazine. I'm proud to share the space with eminent poet Dilip Mohapatra, Hema Ravi and Meenakshi … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (April-June 2021)

Advance Praise for the chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Usha Akella, Poet and Founder of the Matwaala, South Asian Diaspora Poetry Festival

In the series of promoting my #chapbook "My Body Is Not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press, today I'm proud to share this blurb by brilliant poet and co-founder of Matwaala, South Asian Diaspora Festival, Usha Akella These poems recognize the body as the ‘eye of the storm’ in the turbulent churning of our age. … Continue reading Advance Praise for the chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Usha Akella, Poet and Founder of the Matwaala, South Asian Diaspora Poetry Festival

Poetry Published in the Good Cop/Bad Cop Anthology by FlowerSong Press, 2021

I’m really thrilled to receive my copy of the anthology featuring few poems for the timely and powerful anthology called “Good Cop/Bad Cop” by FlowerSong Press. Immensely thankful to the EIC and publisher of the press Edward Vidaurre and Vincent Cooper for bringing this essential and timely anthology to fruition. I'm excited to see my … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Good Cop/Bad Cop Anthology by FlowerSong Press, 2021

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

Poetry Published in the Annual Issue of Tulsa Review, Spring 2021, Issue 8

I'm excited to see my poem "Lonely Night" published in the Litearay and Arts Journal , Tulsa Review. Tulsa Review is an Lit and Arts Journal curated by the staff and students of the Tulsa Community College, Okhlahoma. I'm grateful to the staff and students of the TCC for bringing this gorgeous issue to fruition. … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Annual Issue of Tulsa Review, Spring 2021, Issue 8