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

My First Writer’s Conference(June 6-June 11) as part of Poet Fellowship from MVICW, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

It was a thrilling week full of learning and connecting with link-minded people as an attendee in the Summer Writing Conference of Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  To be part of the informative sessions about the craft of creative writing from your literary heroes was a blessing. Immensely grateful to the founder Alexander Weinstein … Continue reading My First Writer’s Conference(June 6-June 11) as part of Poet Fellowship from MVICW, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

List of Publications/Contest/Media for the Month of May 2021

May has been special to me as my poetry was chosen and displayed outside the City Hall, Jersey City as part of the walk_by exhibit curated by Catalina Arunguren. It was a moment of celebration for me to be facilitated by the Mayor and the Councilwomen of Jersey City. The first event happened after the … Continue reading List of Publications/Contest/Media for the Month of May 2021

Poetry Published in Nebo, Arkansas Tech University Journal, Fall 2020

I'm thrilled to see my poem published in the Arkansas Tech University Journal, Nebo. I'm extremely thankful to the EIC Chad Hall, Depatment Head, Dr Carl Brucker and Asst Poetry Editor Emily Beirne for supporting and publishing my work. I'm happy to see my poem "A Poem is Never Alone" in the sharing the space … Continue reading Poetry Published in Nebo, Arkansas Tech University Journal, Fall 2020

Featured Poet in the Spectrum Publishing, California event on May 15,Saturday, 6-8pm EST

I'm delighted to be a featured poet in the upcoming Saturday Afternoon Poetry hosted by Don Kingfisher Campbell of Spectrum Publishing. I'm honored to share the space with MIRA MATARIC, R A RUADH. Reading by featured poets will be followed by open mic. Here is the link to the poetry reading and ZOOM details. Here … Continue reading Featured Poet in the Spectrum Publishing, California event on May 15,Saturday, 6-8pm EST

List of Publications/Events/Contests/Press for the month of April 2021 #NationalPoetryMonth

Needless to say, the amount of joy and celebration the month of April, being the National Poetry Month, brings to this little poet. The whole month was a whirlwind of events, poetry readings, workshops, and a plethora of anything and everything poetry.  The highlight of the month was me being the recipient of the Poet … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Contests/Press for the month of April 2021 #NationalPoetryMonth

Featured Poet in the “Night of Poetry”Event to support Cory Provost’s re-election, District Leader , Kings County, Brooklyn, NY

I'm thrilled to share that news that I'll be one of the featured poets in the  "A Night of Poetry," event on May 07, 2021 which is a fundraiser for Cory Provost's re-election as the Democratic District Leader, Kings County 58th Assembly district. Immensely thankful to Patricia Carragon for extending the opportunity. This event will … Continue reading Featured Poet in the “Night of Poetry”Event to support Cory Provost’s re-election, District Leader , Kings County, Brooklyn, NY

Poetry Published in the Adelaide Literary Awards 2020

#NatonalPoetryMonth2021 I’m happy to see my poem "A Silent Witness" 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 with Christine Ann Tabaka ( … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Adelaide Literary Awards 2020

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 Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

I'm elated to be part of the upcoming poetry festival "Anantha" by the Samyukta Poetry Group. Thankful to eminent poetess Sonia Nair for making this happen. Honored to share the beautiful evening of immersive poetry with the fellow poets. namely Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca Poetry, Dustin David Pickering, Megha Sood, Joshua Corwin, Bryan Hayes and Amit … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I'm excited to be part of the upcoming poetry reading as part of the Maria Lisella Poetry Workshop. I'm honored to share the space with my fellow writers with whom I spent eight immersive poetry classes. conducted by Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella. The workshop has been organized by the Queens Public Library. I'm extremely … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

Poetry published in the Beat Generation – National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology 2020 #National PoetryMonth2021

I’m thrilled to share the news that my poem “The Burden we are passing on” has been published in the BEAT Generation : National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology published by the Local Gems Press. I’m immensely thankful to the EIC and Founder of Local Gems Press James P Wagner for accepting and supporting my work. James P Wagner is also the National Beat … Continue reading Poetry published in the Beat Generation – National Beat Poetry Foundation Anthology 2020 #National PoetryMonth2021

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

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer's Journal Year 2 No 1 . 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. This current Issue features the writers from 33 countries around the world. … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (January-March 2021)

Poetry published in Arts and Literary ezine “Saraswati”

A publication which not only marks the 600th mark on the list of my publications but also features my two poems alongside the poem of my ten year old son. A milestone to cherish. My heartfelt gratitude towards the editors Roopali Sircar Gaur and Aabha Rosy Vatsa on the publication of their maiden issue of … Continue reading Poetry published in Arts and Literary ezine “Saraswati”