List of publications/Events/Press mentions for the month of July 2022

July has mostly been the month of taking it slow and spending time with my family. The notable events include the Book launch of the “Black Fire this Time” at the Hoboken Library along with the poetry readings alongside literary stalwarts like Quincy Troupe, Margaret Troupe, Raymond Nat Turner, and Keisha Gaye Anderson. It was … Continue reading List of publications/Events/Press mentions for the month of July 2022

Poetry included in the anthology “Black Fire This Time ” by Willow Books, the award-winning division of Aquarius Press, coming out on March 15, 2022

I'm elated to share the news that my poetry has been included in the forthcoming anthology "Black Fire This Time"  curated by Dr Kim McMillon.The anthology will be published by Willow Books, the Award-Winning Division of Aquarius Press, on March 15, 2022..The anthology includes the work of Nikki Giovanni, James Baldwin, Ishmael Reed, Margaret Walker, … Continue reading Poetry included in the anthology “Black Fire This Time ” by Willow Books, the award-winning division of Aquarius Press, coming out on March 15, 2022

Poetry selected for publication in the “Abrazos” : Letters from the Self to the World, DoveTales 10th Anniversary Anthology

I’m brimming with joy to receive the wonderful news that my three poems ("Are You Listening World?", "Dear R", Self Conversation on a moving train") have been included in the esteemed anthology “Abrazos : Lettrs form the Self to the World”  published on December 15,2021 by Dove Tales, An International Journal for Arts.This edition is … Continue reading Poetry selected for publication in the “Abrazos” : Letters from the Self to the World, DoveTales 10th Anniversary Anthology

Memoir published in the anthology “Body of Memories” curated and edited by Lopa Banerjee

I'm delighted to share the news of inclcusion of my memoir in the upcoming anthology "‘The Body of Memories: A collection of Memoirs and Personal Essays’, edited by renowed poet and editor, Lopa Bannerjee. It will be a collection of almost 70 personal essays/memoir, autobiographical narratives written by prolific and dynamic authors, poets and artists. … Continue reading Memoir published in the anthology “Body of Memories” curated and edited by Lopa Banerjee

Poetry Published in the “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” anthology by Local Gems Press

I’m excited to share that my poem “Smokescreen” has been accepted for the anthology “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” by the Local Gems Press.The anthology has been curated by the National Beat Poet Laureate and founder of the Local Gems Press, NY, James P Wagner. Received my copy yesterday and sharing the poem. The anthology features the words of the … Continue reading Poetry Published in the “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” anthology by Local Gems Press

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

Poetry selected for publication in the “Writing for Peace” anthology to be published in May 2021 by Dove Tales.

I’m brimming with joy to receive the wonderful news that my three poems have been included in the esteemed anthology “Writing for Peace”  slated for publication on May 15,2021 by Dove Tales, An International Journal for Arts.This edition is guest edited by Adriana Páramo. Writing for Peace is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, directed by a group of … Continue reading Poetry selected for publication in the “Writing for Peace” anthology to be published in May 2021 by Dove Tales.

Poetry accepted for the upcoming anthology “But You Don’t Look Sick” by Indie Blu(e) Publishing, USA

I'm thrilled to know that three of my poems namely "Convulsions", "Trajectory of Pain" and "Amnesiac" has been accepted for publishing in the forthcoming anthology "But You Don't Look Sick" by Indie Blu(e) Publishing. Immensely thankful to the editors, Christine Ray, Candice Daquin and Kindra Austin for their support. Looking for ward to its publication.The … Continue reading Poetry accepted for the upcoming anthology “But You Don’t Look Sick” by Indie Blu(e) Publishing, USA

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”

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

“The Kali Project” is LIVE and Print copies are available for sale!!

I could not have asked for a better day for the release of "The Kali Project", my maiden print anthology as an #editor by Indie Blu(e) Publishing. A million thanks to my sisters Candice Louisa, Christine Ray and  Kindra Austin for this wonderful journey and for giving me this opportunity I will cherish for a lifetime. #TheKaliProject is now … Continue reading “The Kali Project” is LIVE and Print copies are available for sale!!

Poetry Selected in the Upcoming “There Is No Planet B Stafford Green Arts Festival Poetry Anthology 2021”

I'm so excited to hear that one of my poems got selected to be included in the There Is No Planet B Stafford Green Arts Festival Poetry Anthology 2021 curated by Mel Woodend, Poet Laureate of Staffordshire, UK.My heartfelt gratitude to Mel for including me in such an esteemed and purposeful anthology.Looking forward to its … Continue reading Poetry Selected in the Upcoming “There Is No Planet B Stafford Green Arts Festival Poetry Anthology 2021”

Cover Reveal for “The Kali Project” by Indie Blue Publishing Coming January 2021

"And When the Goddess arrived, it was a moment like no other" -- Megha Sood I'm elated to share the cover for my second upcoming anthology "The Kali Project" in the editorial capacity by the Indie Blu(e) Publishing Press. I'm extremely honored to share the editor space with my talented co-editor Candice Daquin. Extremely thankful … Continue reading Cover Reveal for “The Kali Project” by Indie Blue Publishing Coming January 2021

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

Poetry published in the anthology: Gardens in the Desert: Cultivating Awareness by Dove Tales Journal of Arts

I'm thrilled to see my poem "Unforgivable" published in the online Dove Tales Journal: Gardens in the desert: Cultivating Awareness guest-edited by Robert Kostuck.I'm so honored to be sharing spaces with some of the brilliant writers of the literary community sharing the common ides for writing for peace. Today is the online publication of the … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology: Gardens in the Desert: Cultivating Awareness by Dove Tales Journal of Arts

Poetry published in the anthology ” As the World Burns” by Indie Blu(e) Publishing

I'm extremely proud to see my poems publishing in this powerful and timely anthology "As the World Burns" published by Indie Blue Press. I'm immensely thankful to the editors Christine Ray, Candice Daquin, Kindra Austin and Rachel Finch. As the World Burns: Writers and Artists Reflect on a World Gone Mad is an anthology of … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology ” As the World Burns” by Indie Blu(e) Publishing

Medusa Project by Mookychick is Launched!!!..and Its free to download

Celebrate Halloween And Womxn Everywhere With The Medusa Project, A Debut Anthology From Mookychick. Download Poetry, Fiction, Artwork And Rituals… For Free. Back in March 2020, our Poetry Editor Megha Sood considered ways to actively celebrate International Women’s Day. One thing led to another, and Mookychick put out a call for its debut anthology. The … Continue reading Medusa Project by Mookychick is Launched!!!..and Its free to download

Poetry Published in Visual Verse Vol 7 Chapter 12

Happy to see my poetic prose "Self Love is the Best Form of Love" published in the monthly Ekphrastic challenge of London/Berlin-based Visual Verse: Online Anthology of Art and Words I always believe that "Self Love" is the best form of love that we usually ignore. You can read my poem "Self Love is the … Continue reading Poetry Published in Visual Verse Vol 7 Chapter 12

Call out for Indian Female Poets for an upcoming anthology : Publishing Opportunity

I have the pleasure of working with for a new publishing company who will be publishing an anthology of Indian Female Poets writing in English beginning later this year. This is in response to the powerful movement toward emancipation and equality by Indian women. And how despite this, they are still having to face sexism, … Continue reading Call out for Indian Female Poets for an upcoming anthology : Publishing Opportunity

Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

I’m really excited to be part of this amazing anthology bringing these voices together of sixty poets around the world. So proud to be sharing spaces along with David Dephy, Moinak Dutta, and many others.My immense gratitude to Jay Chakravarti for supporting my work. So glad to see my two poems "Mistaken Identity" and " … Continue reading Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

Story accepted in the World Record Challenging Tacenda Publication

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. Looking forward to its publication and the inclusion of my story " Birth of an Angel". You can find more details about the publication here. … Continue reading Story accepted in the World Record Challenging Tacenda Publication

Poetry published in the SONKU Literary Collective Vol II 2020 “Family Legacies”, Temple University, Philadelphia

I’m so honored to be part of the “Family Legacies” Vol 2 2020 Edition of the esteemed SONKU Collective. I’m also thankful to the EIC Taylor Enlow and the team for featuring my three poems, "We All Rise out of Love", "A True Masterpiece", "A Safe Haven" in the "Family Legacies" edition. The poems are published … Continue reading Poetry published in the SONKU Literary Collective Vol II 2020 “Family Legacies”, Temple University, Philadelphia

Poetry Published in the UK based The Poet Magazine-“On the Road”

I'm excited to have my work featured on the "On the Road" Anthology created by Robin Barratt of the Uk based Magazine "The Poet".With over 250 contributions, from 121 poets in 28 countries, and over two volumes, ON THE ROAD, is probably one of the largest international anthologies of travel poetry ever published. I'm very grateful … Continue reading Poetry Published in the UK based The Poet Magazine-“On the Road”

Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine

I'm really excited to be part of this amazing anthology bringing these voices together of sixty poets around the world. So proud to be sharing spaces along with David Dephy, Moinak Dutta, and many others.My immense gratitude to Jay Chakravarti for supporting my work. Masques feature over sixty poets from around the world who have … Continue reading Poetry published in the “Masques” anthology by Culture Cult Magazine