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

Reminder: Submission Deadline for But You Don’t Look Sick is December 31, 2020

Reminder: Submission Deadline for But You Don’t Look Sick is December 31, 2020

Indie Blu(e) Publishing

Indie Blue Publishing will be accepting submissions for But You Don’t Look Sick until December 31, 2020.

The focus of But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness is on writing and art from those living with a chronic but invisible physical illness or disability, such as fibromyalgia, lupus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, digestive disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, migraine headache, dysautonomia, etc.

Anthology Submission Guidelines

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED: December 1, 2020 throughDecember 31, 2020

SUBMIT TO:IndieBluSubmissions@gmail.com

SUBJECT LINE: But You Don’t Look Sick Submission

SUBMISSION FORMATTING GUIDELINES

  • The maximum number of pieces for submission per writer/artist issix (6).
  • Writing may include poetry, prose, short fiction, essay, and/or creative nonfiction
  • Individual pieces of writing shouldnotexceed 1,000 words
  • Writing should be submitted as asingleWord attachment to your submission email. PDFs are…

View original post 442 more words

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

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 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

Poetry Published in California based Spectrum Publishing Special Edition:Looking Back

I’m so thrilled to see my three poems featured in the Los Angeles Based Spectrum Magazine” founded by the EIC Don Kingfisher Campbell. I’m really thankful to the Don Campbell for supporting my work. The special "Looking Back” edition challenged the poets to use the words” back” in their poetry. You can read my three poems “Ancient fear” … Continue reading Poetry Published in California based Spectrum Publishing Special Edition:Looking Back

Indie Blu(e) Publishing Call For Submissions

Indie Blu(e) Publishing

BUT YOU DON’T LOOK SICK: THE REAL LIFE ADVENTURES OF FIBRO BITCHES, LUPUS WARRIORS, AND OTHER SUPER HEROES BATTLING INVISIBLE ILLNESS

AND

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: REFLECTING ON MADNESS AND CHAOS WITHIN

Indie Blu(e) Publishing is thrilled to announce that we will be starting off 2021 with sister anthologies, But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness AND Through The Looking Glass: Reflecting on Madness and Chaos Within.

The focus ofBut You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illnesswill be on writing and art from those living with a chronic but invisible physical illness or disability, such as fibromyalgia, lupus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, digestive disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, migraine headache, dysautonomia, etc.

The focus of Through The Looking Glass: Reflecting on…

View original post 1,093 more words

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

Press release for the State Level First Position NAMI Dara AxelRod Poetry Contest 2020

I'm excited to see  the mention of NAMI ( National Alliance on Mental Illness), New Jersey celebrating its 35 years by recognizing mental health advocates. My Poem  "My Survival Story" bagged the First Position at the State Level in the NAMI ( National Alliance on Mental Illness) Dara Axelrod Poetry Contest 2020. NAMI New Jersey … Continue reading Press release for the State Level First Position NAMI Dara AxelRod Poetry Contest 2020

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

Undying Charm

Based on the PROMPT: Use the phrase “as winter whispers” in any form of writing by Tuesday Writing Challenge at GoDogGo cafe   The gelid Northern zephyrs have retraced their steps  back into the narrow lanes of my quaint town   Corrugated cold cobblestones waiting feverishly  for the warm clickety clackety of footsteps   Once … Continue reading Undying Charm

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

Story Published in Tacenda Publication “Birth of an Angel”

So stoked to be part of the World record challenging publication by Tacenda Publication. Really thankful to the EIC and founder Monisha Dasappa and her team for supporting my work. Happy to see the inclusion of my story ”Birth of an Angel”. You can find more details about the publication here. Happy Blogging!! Megha Sood

Poetry Published in the NY based portal Boloji.com

Happy to see my poem "Lonely Moon" featured in the NY based portal BOLOJI.com. Immensely grateful to the founder Rajender Krishan Chawdhry for accepting my work and supporting me. Boloji.com is a portal dealing with weekly opinions on current affairs, social ethos, parenting, poetry, and a study of the diversity of India. The topics covered … Continue reading Poetry Published in the NY based portal Boloji.com

Featured in the Sound Cloud playlist of Black Bough Poetry Christmas and Winter Playlist

A wonderful companion to your #holidays is this #playlist featuring the poems in the #Winter/Christmas edition of Black Bough Poetry .Chuffed to be part of this. Listen to my poem "Solstice" at No 17 in the list and many others in this beautiful curation by Polly Oliver. Thankful to the EIC Matthews Smith for featuring … Continue reading Featured in the Sound Cloud playlist of Black Bough Poetry Christmas and Winter Playlist

Poetry Published in the NY based Spillwords Haunting Holiday Series

Excited to see my poem " Fresh" featured in the month long series Haunting Holidays by NY based Spillwords. Thankful to the EIC Dagmara and the entire team for their hard work in featuring and supporting the works of the literary community. You can read my poem here. Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood Picture Credit: Spilwords.com

Word Cento of Poem “On Listening to Jericho Brown” by Joshua Corwin featured in Oddball Magazine

Happy to see my poem "On Listening to Jericho Brown" which was published in Rising Phoenix Review was made into a word cento by amazingly talented LA based poet Joshua Corwin.The word cento was featured in the Incentovise Column#14 in the OddBall Magazine. Joshua Corwin  created word-centos of poetry by Tali Cohen Shabtai, Megha Sood, … Continue reading Word Cento of Poem “On Listening to Jericho Brown” by Joshua Corwin featured in Oddball Magazine

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

List of Publications/Events/Radio Show/Podcast for the November 2020

I’m so proud to share the list of publications, events and contest news for the month of November 2020. November has been special to me as I was one of the featured poets in the coveted Brownstone Poetry Reading, Brooklyn,New York. Also, I was super proud to curate the work of Richard Blanco, US Inaugural … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Radio Show/Podcast for the November 2020

Indie Blu(e) Publishing Call for Submissions

Publishing Callouts for two upcoming anthologies by the Indie Blu(e) . Submissions guidelines in the post.

Go Dog Go Café

BUT YOU DON’T LOOK SICK: THE REAL LIFE ADVENTURES OF FIBRO BITCHES, LUPUS WARRIORS, AND OTHER SUPER HEROES BATTLING INVISIBLE ILLNESS

AND

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: REFLECTING ON MADNESS AND CHAOS WITHIN

Indie Blu(e) Publishing is thrilled to announce that we will be starting off 2021 with sister anthologies,But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness ANDThrough The Looking Glass: Reflecting on Madness and Chaos Within.

The focus ofBut You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illnesswill be on writing and art from those living with a chronic but invisible physical illness or disability, such as fibromyalgia, lupus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, digestive disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, migraine headache, dysautonomia, etc.

The focus ofThrough The Looking Glass: Reflecting on…

View original post 1,092 more words

Poetry reading for 24th Annual Poetry Ink at Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on December 06, 2020

I'm excited to share the news of my upcoming poetry reading and selection in the Annual Anthology 24th Annual Poetry Ink by Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on December 06, 2020 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 … Continue reading Poetry reading for 24th Annual Poetry Ink at Moonstone Arts Center, Philadelphia on December 06, 2020

Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2021 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

I'm absolutely elated to share this wonderful news that one of my poem " The Season of Fall" has been nominated for the coveted 2020 Nominees for the next edition of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses XLVI.The poem originally appeared in the Rainbow Project edited by Roxanne Hoffman and Jack Cooper of … Continue reading Poetry Nominated for the Pushcart Prize 2021 Edition: Best of the Small Presses XLVI

Associate Editor at Life and Legends Literary Journal starting January 2021

I’m so thrilled and excited to share this news about my acceptance in the editorial team of Los Angeles, California based Literary journal Life and Legends. I’m so thankful to the EIC and founder Kalpna Singh-Chitnis for believing in me and giving me this wonderful opportunity. Life and Legends, primarily a poetry journal in English, … Continue reading Associate Editor at Life and Legends Literary Journal starting January 2021