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”

Poetry Published in Anthologies “Earth Fire Water and Wind” and “Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poems From Around The World You May Not Have Heard”

  So proud and excited to receive the contributor copy of these two anthologies "Earth, Fire, Water, Wind," and the "Nursery Rhymes and Children's Poems From Around The World You May Not Have Heard" I'm proud to be part of. Immensely thankful to Anita Nahal Meenakshi Mohan, and Roopali Sircar Gaur, and the entire team … Continue reading Poetry Published in Anthologies “Earth Fire Water and Wind” and “Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Poems From Around The World You May Not Have Heard”

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

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 London/Berlin based Visual Verse Vol 8 Chapter 4

So happy to see my prose poem "Love , interrupted" 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 here Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood Image by Tom or Judy Moore

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

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

List of Publications/Events/Book Launch/Interviews for the month of January 2021

The New year brought me hope in more ways than one. Not only it brought the end of the presidency of a mendacious president but also brought hope in the face of the new administration and a dawn of new possibilities with the appointment of the first-ever woman of color for the second-highest position in … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Book Launch/Interviews for the month of January 2021

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

Poetry Published in the California based Spectrum Publishing Edition 26 Theme :Sex

I’m elated to see my poem "Lust" in the Edition #26 of Spectrum Publishing based on the theme ” Sex”. Immensely thankful to the EIC and founder Don Kingfisher Campbell for supporting and accepting my work. The edition features the works of 66 poets across the country. I'm extremely honored to share the space Don Kingfisher Campbell, Ellaraine Lockie, … Continue reading Poetry Published in the California based Spectrum Publishing Edition 26 Theme :Sex

Media Mention of “The Kali Project” by Dr. Belinda Roman in Line Rider Press, USA #TheKaliProject #BookReview

Another moment of pride and happiness to see the review of the print anthology " The Kali Project" co-edited by Me and Candice Daquin and published by the Indie Blu(e) Publishing by the eminent Economist,Researcher and Historian Dr Belinda Roman in the Line Rider Press. Belinda Román, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at … Continue reading Media Mention of “The Kali Project” by Dr. Belinda Roman in Line Rider Press, USA #TheKaliProject #BookReview

“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!!

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 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”

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

Poetry Published in Visual Verse Vol 08 Chapter 02

Elated to see my prose poem ”Living Fallacy” in the  London/Berlin based Monthly Ekphrastic journal “Visual Verse”. So thrilled to share the space with so many brilliant voices in the literary community. Do read their collection of top 100 poems in response to the visual prompt. You can read my poem “Living Fallacy” here Happy … Continue reading Poetry Published in Visual Verse Vol 08 Chapter 02

Nominated for the Author of the Month by NY based Spillwords.Please Vote

I'm really excited to announce that my name has been nominated for the "Author of the Month" by NY Based Poetry Journal Spillwords.com .Here is the link for the public voting. General Voting is held from 12/26-12/29https://spillwords.com/vote/Please vote. Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

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” 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