List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions/Press for the month of February 2021

February has been super special to me as it opened with an announcement of my first chapbook acceptance by the award-winning "Finishing Line Press".Signing a book contract with a publisher gave me an indescribable feeling. Other places worth mentioning were the LILIPOH edition curated by the American Poet and legend Ellairinae Lockie and the Word … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions/Press for the month of February 2021

A Proud moment for the contributors of anthology “Earth : A Place Worth Fighting For”

This is absolutely overwhelming and fabulous to know that the anthology curated by Staffordshire, UK #PoetLaureate MEL WOODEND "Earth: A Place Worth Fighting For" has received a letter of thanks from the legend Sir David Frederick AttenboroughIt fills me with the overwhelming feeling that he is reading our works. Thanks to the tireless efforts of MEL WOODEND and Congratulations!! to all … Continue reading A Proud moment for the contributors of anthology “Earth : A Place Worth Fighting For”

Prose Poetry selected for publication in the Arcs Prose Poetry Anthology 2021

I'm elated to share the news that my prose poem "Weeping Willow" has been selected to be published in the Arcs Prose Anthology 2021.It is a narrative prose poetry anthology with a nostalgic theme. Immensely grateful tor the EIC Dr Pragya Suman for her support for my creative work. Looking forward to ts publication to … Continue reading Prose Poetry selected for publication in the Arcs Prose Poetry Anthology 2021

Poetry Published in the “It Can’t Happen Here:Reflections on Jan 6,2021” Anthology by Moonstone Arts, PA

Happy to share my poem "Time's Up" published in 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 state of America. On the same day … Continue reading Poetry Published in the “It Can’t Happen Here:Reflections on Jan 6,2021” Anthology by Moonstone Arts, PA

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 Selected for upcoming event by Jersey City Theater Centre : The Box:Reinvention on Feb 19, 2021 at 7 pm

I'm excited to be part of the upcoming event "THE BOX: Reinvention" by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) moderated and hosted by Jersey City Poet Laureate Susan Justiano AKA Rescue Poetix and Artist/Singer/Song Writer Ariel Guidry. The event will presented live via ZOOM on February 19@7:00PM, 2021. About the event To support this event, you … Continue reading Poetry Selected for upcoming event by Jersey City Theater Centre : The Box:Reinvention on Feb 19, 2021 at 7 pm

Poetry Published in the 24th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia,USA

I’m excited to share the pictures  of Annual Anthology 24th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia.It features my poem "Silence - A Lost Art". Immensely thankful to Larry Robin and Elijah Pringle III for selecting and supporting my work. Honored to share the space with Suzana Perez,Daniel T O'Hara, Prabha Nayak Prabhu, Elijah … Continue reading Poetry Published in the 24th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Press, Philadelphia,USA

Blog Tour and Book Review for “Medusa’s Daughter” by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Review of “Medusa’s Daughter” by Jane Rosenberg LaForge In her third full length poetry collection Jane Rosenberg LaForge explores the intricate relations between her mother and herself and how it percolates in her upbringing. She compares and contrasts her mother’s legacy with the legend of the Medusa, the Greek gorgon.In this riveting collection, the poet … Continue reading Blog Tour and Book Review for “Medusa’s Daughter” by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Finalist in the “Best Poem” Category in the Adelaide Literary Awards 2020, NYC

I'm happy to share the news that my poem has been selected as the finalist in the "Best Poem" category in the Adelaide Literary Awards 2020. My heartfelt thank goes to the EIC Stevan V Nikolic for selecting my work and giving me the position among the esteemed poets. I'm happy to share the space … Continue reading Finalist in the “Best Poem” Category in the Adelaide Literary Awards 2020, NYC

Poetry published in Literary Journal WordCity Monthly, February 2021 Issue 6

So honored and elated to see my poem "Bless Us Lord, For the sin-free Life we are living" previously published in the anthology " Lift Your Voice" by Kissing Dynamite, featured in the poetry section of WordCity Monthly February edition Issue 6. My deep gratitude goes to  Darcie Friesen Hossack, Associate  Editor/Head of Content for … Continue reading Poetry published in Literary Journal WordCity Monthly, February 2021 Issue 6

Review of the novel “The Red Diary” published on the website Different Truths

I'm happy to share that my review of the novel "The Red Diary" by the prolific poet Neelam Saxena Chandra has been published on the website Different Truths. Different Truths is a social journalism platform. Based on the tenets of participatory journalism, Social journalism creates a synergy between the citizen journalist ( any lay person, … Continue reading Review of the novel “The Red Diary” published on the website Different Truths

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 Published in the VOL. 08 CHAPTER 03 London/Berlin based Visual Verse

So happy to see the first poem I wrote in this year 2021 published in the Ekphrastic journal Visual Verse. Thankful to the entire team for their tireless efforts in challenging us monthly and supporting the works of the writers in the community. You can read my poem "Unclaimed Freedom" here. Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood … Continue reading Poetry Published in the VOL. 08 CHAPTER 03 London/Berlin based Visual Verse

Featured on the “Time of the Poet Republic” on Miombo Publishing by Mbizo Chirasha

I'm extremely honored and delighted to be featured in the "Time of the Poet Republic" section of Miombo Publishing. I'm extremely thankful to the EIC and founder, poet, activist Mbizo Chirasha for featuring my five poems and giving me the space on his journal whose ethos speaks to the very essence of my writing. Miombo … Continue reading Featured on the “Time of the Poet Republic” on Miombo Publishing by Mbizo Chirasha

Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal No. 4/2020 (October – December)

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer's Journal Issue 4. I’m really thankful to the editors David Paul Vnuck and Muguras Maria Vnuck for supporting my work. Issue 4 features the writers from 24 countries around the world. In words of the editors Our mission will be to seek out for publication new and … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal No. 4/2020 (October – December)

Poetry Published in the December Edition of SETU Magazine, Pittsburg, USA

I'm elated to see my five poems featured in the December edition of the esteemed bilingual magazine SETU. December edition of the SETU has been guest edited by the talented surgeon and poet Dr Rameshwar Singh. December edition was based on the theme "Seeking Solace and Sublime: Nature and Creative Cognition". I'm honored to share … Continue reading Poetry Published in the December Edition of SETU Magazine, Pittsburg, USA

Cover Reveal for the anthology “Paws Healing the Earth” by River Paw Press,California,USA

I'm excited to share the cover reveal of the next anthology where my poem will be appearing . I'm really grateful to Kalpna-Singh Chitnis for including my poem in the anthology " Paws Healing the Earth" to be published by River Paw Press in 2021. I'm extremely honored to share the space with some of … Continue reading Cover Reveal for the anthology “Paws Healing the Earth” by River Paw Press,California,USA

List of Publications/Events/Readings for the month of December 2020

I’m so proud to share the list of publications, events and news for the month of December 2020. December has been super special to me as one of my poems got nominated for the coveted Pushcart Prize and also the announcement of my first full-length collection soon to be published by the Texas-based FlowerSong press … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Readings for the month of December 2020

Milestones achieved in the year 2020

The year 2020 started on a sullen note of a war threat between Iran and the United States followed by the invisible enemy which kept most of us at home living our lives in our islands of isolation. The tumultuous year defined by the 100-year-old invisible enemy, the toxic presidential election, California wildfires, the death … Continue reading Milestones achieved in the year 2020

Emergence

Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words black eyes and cold winter rain. The syncopated pitter patter of this rain on my tin ceiling is weaving a symphony, like the fleeting touch of the thrumming harp wire; a constant reminder of the scattered memories making their way  through the thin sluices of  … Continue reading Emergence

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” Entry/Exit” published in the Rising Phoenix Review

I’m beyond excited to see my poem “Entry/Exit” published in The Rising Phoenix Review. The journal I have absolutely admired since the early days of my writing. Immensely thankful  to the EIC Christian Sammartino for supporting my work and giving me a space in his esteemed journal. You can read my poem here In words of the editor … Continue reading Poetry” Entry/Exit” published in the Rising Phoenix Review

Poetry Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of Life and Legends, California,USA

I'm elated to see my two poems "Solidarity in Grief" and "Like a Solemn promise" featured in the Winter Edition 2020 of Los Angeles based Arts and Literary Journal, Life and Legends.Immensely thankful to  the EIC Kalpna Singh-Chitnis for supporting my work and giving me space in such an esteemed journal.The current edition has been … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Winter 2020 Edition of Life and Legends, California,USA

Poetry Published in the Borderless Journal

I'm happy to see my prose poem "Vernacular of Silence" published in the Singapore based Literary Journal Borderless. Immensely thankful the EIC Mitali Chakravarty for believing and supporting my work. In words of the Editor Borderless is a literary journal to connect all writers and readers beyond the bonds of money, nationality, rituals and cultures… … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Borderless Journal

Upcoming Full Length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by FlowerSong Press in 2021

I'm super excited to announce that my first ever full length poetry collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat" is going to be published by the Texas Based FlowerSong Press in 2021. I'm really excited to be part of the FlowerSong Press family and immensely thankful to the EIC Edward Vidaurre for believing in my … Continue reading Upcoming Full Length Poetry Collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by FlowerSong Press in 2021