Featured Poet in the Muddy Poetry Review #25, Fall Edition 2021

I'm thrilled to be one of the #featuredpoets in the Fall edition of the Muddy poetry Review. So honored to share the space with the fellow featured poets Sha Huang, Doug Holder, David P. Miller, Jane Williams,Anatoly Molotkov, and Vince Gotera. Also, happy to share space with Patricia Carragon, Betsy Mars, Carrie Magnus Radna, Kate … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Muddy Poetry Review #25, Fall Edition 2021

Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 3/2021 (July-September 2021)

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 3 . 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 Hema Ravi ,Michael Lee Johnson,, Neelam … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 3/2021 (July-September 2021)

Event Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets joining the 100 Thousand Poets for Change on Sept 24, 2021 in Poets.org and NYPL ( New York Public Library) website

Excited to see the mention of the #TMPpoets ( Thursday Morning Poets) upcoming online event at the NYPL The New York Public Library Jefferson Branch. Thursday Morning Poets are joining the 100 Thousand Poets for change. Below is the event listing on the NYPL website: https://www.nypl.org/.../pro.../2021/09/24/1000-poets-change The event is also mentioned in The Academy of … Continue reading Event Mention of the Thursday Morning Poets joining the 100 Thousand Poets for Change on Sept 24, 2021 in Poets.org and NYPL ( New York Public Library) website

Featured in the Jersey City Community Song “Stronger”curated by Arts House Production ,Office of Cultural Affairs and Artist Carol Lester

Thrilled to be part of the ##CommunitySong " Stronger"curated by the Art House Productions Group and  artist Carol Lester. The community song was premiered  this Friday as part of the #VirtualJCFridayKickoffs and featured the 22 artists of Jersey City. The song has been culmination of six months of hard work by artist Carol Lester along with … Continue reading Featured in the Jersey City Community Song “Stronger”curated by Arts House Production ,Office of Cultural Affairs and Artist Carol Lester

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 NY based , Spillwords Press

It’s always a pleasure to see my poem “Why Do you Pray?” published in the September Issue of the NY based press Spill words. Really thankful to the editor in chief Dagmara to support my work. Why Do you Pray? "Was is the emptiness in your heartthat made you pray tonightWas is it the lonelinesswhich made … Continue reading Poetry Published in the NY based , Spillwords Press

List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August 2021

August has been mostly the month of travel, family time, and rejuvenation for me.  Some notable publications for me include the poetry published in the 233 years old poetry journal, Madras Courier followed by the sonnet publication in the Poetry Society of New York “May Day Pandemic Project” In addition to this I was also … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August 2021

Poetry Published in the Madras Courier

"POETRYPUBLISHED IN MADRAS COURIER" I’m so excited and thrilled to be part of this esteemed publication.Immensely thankful to EIC Shrenik Rao for publishing my poem “Creativity Comes from a Cluttered Place". The Madras Courier is a 233-year-old news brand, launched on October 12, 1785, by Richard Johnston, who had earlier that year inspired The Daily Universal … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Madras Courier

Featured Writer on the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Institute (MVICW) Wednesday Weekly

A proud moment for my upcoming chapbook " My Body Is not an Apology" by Finishing Line Press to be featured on the "Writer's Wednesday" column hosted by MVICW. I recently was the recipient of the Poet Fellowship from MVICW which gave me the opportunity to attend the week long virtual conference. Here is the … Continue reading Featured Writer on the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Institute (MVICW) Wednesday Weekly

Poetry Accepted for 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. James P. Wagner (Ishwa) is an editor, publisher, award-winning fiction writer, … Continue reading Poetry Accepted for the “Twin Towers, Twin Decades” Anthology by Local Gems Press

Poetry Reading for the “When Women Speak” August Edition 2021

Sharing the video recording of the August Edition of When Women Speak 💋 curated by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal   I read two of my poems namely "A Bridge Needs to be Built" and "My Body Lives Like a Threat" from my upcoming full-length collection by the same name by Texas based FlowerSong Press   You can … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the “When Women Speak” August Edition 2021

List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions for the month of July 2021

July has been a milestone month in the series of my poetry readings at public events. This month I was thrilled to be part of the 10th Annual New York Poetry festival along with my group "Thursday Morning Poets" on July 24, 2021. Thursday Morning Poets group has been curated by the Queens Poet Laureate, … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Media Mentions for the month of July 2021

Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

Thrilled to see my poem " House of Our Forgotten Past" published in the Oddball Magazine. Immensely grateful to the EIC Jason Wright and Chad Parenteau for supporting my work. My poem has been coupled with brilliant  Photography by © Luis Lázaro Tijerina  "House of our forgotten past I mourn the shadows those misty monsters, … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Lakshmi Kannan

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, novelist, short story writer, Lakshmi Kannan. Megha Sood’s poems show a vulnerability that is welded to resilience in remarkably ingenious ways because poetry occupies the interstice between the felt and the … Continue reading Advance Praise for my poetry chapbook “My Body Is Not an Apology” by Lakshmi Kannan

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

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

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

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

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

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 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)

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 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