Life and Legends Issue 10 is LIVE!!!

Amazingly proud to bring my offering of Life and Legends Issue 10 as an #AssociateEditor. Proud and thrilled to have worked alongside my brilliant team of EIC Kalpna Singh-Chitnis and fellow editor Lopa Banerjee . Really thankful to Nirvan Chitnis for his hard work in putting the journal together and bringing this gorgeous journal to … Continue reading Life and Legends Issue 10 is LIVE!!!

Pre-sales Open for my chapbook ” My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, Shipping Date Oct,1,2021

I'm brimming with joy to share the news that the pre-sales for my chapbook "My Body Is Not an Apology" by award winning Finishing Line Press is now open for orders. The book  will be shipped on October 1, 2021. I'm immensely thankful to all the advanced readers of the book, friends, and mentors in … Continue reading Pre-sales Open for my chapbook ” My Body Is Not an Apology” by Finishing Line Press, Shipping Date Oct,1,2021

Second Place winner in the San Gabriel Broadside Poetry Contest ( People’s Choice Awards) #NationalPoetryMonth

https://www.facebook.com/spectrumpublishingpoetryandart/videos/472028814005717 I'm elated to share the news that my poem "Saving is a Grace Bestowed by the Almighty" has been a second place winner in the San Gabriel Broadside Poetry Contest 2021. The festival has been hosted by Don Kingfisher Campbell and Marvinlouis Dorsey. The winners in different category were declared in the BIG Winners … Continue reading Second Place winner in the San Gabriel Broadside Poetry Contest ( People’s Choice Awards) #NationalPoetryMonth

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 Reading at the historical Nuyorican Cafe, NYC for “When Women Speak” event on April 10,2021

“ THE NUYORICAN POETS CAFE IS THE MOST INTEGRATED PLACE ON THE PLANET” – ALLEN GINSBERG I'm elated to share the news at the start of the National Poetry Month 2021 that I will be one of the featured poets in the upcoming poetry reading the at the historical Nuyorican Cafe , NYC as part … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the historical Nuyorican Cafe, NYC for “When Women Speak” event on April 10,2021

Poetry Showcase on the Fevers of the Mind Blog

https://feversofthemind.com/2021/03/03/poetry-showcase-on-megha-sood-in-fevers-of-the-mind-anthologies/ I'm elated to see that my poetry has been showcased on the Fevers of the Mind Poetry Showcase curated by the EIC David L' O Nan. I'm really thankful to David for showing support for my work. Recently, I was also humbled to be part of the anthology "Poets of 2020" featuring the works … Continue reading Poetry Showcase on the Fevers of the Mind Blog

Poetry published in the LifeStyle Magazine LILIPOH Winter Edition

I'm elated to see my poem " We All Rise Out of Love", first published in SONKU Collective, has been featured in the Winter Edition 2020 of the LifeStyle Magazine LILIPOH( Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness Through Health"). My heartfelt gratitude goes the EIC Ellaraine Lockie for supporting my work.I'm chuffed to share the … Continue reading Poetry published in the LifeStyle Magazine LILIPOH Winter Edition

Poetry reading at the “When Women Speak”(Women empowering women through voice) poetry event on Feb 16,2021

I'm excited to share the details of the monthly poetry reading event organized by the host and moderator of the "When Women Speak". It was my absolute pleasure and honor to share the space with one of the brilliant and empowering voices like Jersey City Poet Laureate Rescue Poetix, Kween Moore, Kiana Amaya,  Dr Antoinette … Continue reading Poetry reading at the “When Women Speak”(Women empowering women through voice) poetry event on Feb 16,2021

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

Poetry published in Literary Journal WordCity Monthly, February 2021 Issue 6

So honored and elated to see my poem "Bless Us Lord, For the sin-free Life we are living" previously published in the anthology " Lift Your Voice" by Kissing Dynamite, featured in the poetry section of WordCity Monthly February edition Issue 6. My deep gratitude goes to  Darcie Friesen Hossack, Associate  Editor/Head of Content for … Continue reading Poetry published in Literary Journal WordCity Monthly, February 2021 Issue 6

Poetry Published in the Fall 2020 Issue of the Poetry Quarterly by Prolific Press

So excited to be published in yet another print publication of Prolific Press – Poetry Quarterly Fall Edition 2020. Happy to see my poem ”Nobody Knows What the Raven Says” find its home in the pages of the PQ. Prolific Press publishes 8 respected literary journals. Each journal publishes different literature, and each has a … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Fall 2020 Issue of the Poetry Quarterly by Prolific Press

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

Poetry Published in the VOL. 08 CHAPTER 03 London/Berlin based Visual Verse

So happy to see the first poem I wrote in this year 2021 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 "Unclaimed Freedom" here. Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood … Continue reading Poetry Published in the VOL. 08 CHAPTER 03 London/Berlin based Visual Verse

Poetry published in the Litehouse Journal

I'm pleased to see my poem and its audio recording featured in the Accentric Poetry Section of the Lithouse Journal. I'm really thankful to the EIC Danae Spyrou for giving the space in her journal. Litehouse Journal is one of its kind as it features the work of the exophonic writers in the community. It … Continue reading Poetry published in the Litehouse Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poetry upcoming in Life and Legends Issue 9, California,USA

I'm really excited to share the cover reveal of Life and Legends Issue 9 featuring two of my poems namely "Solidarity in Grief" and "Like a solemn promise". So thankful to founder and editor Kalpna Singh-Chitnis for supporting my work and giving me space in such an esteemed journal. I'm so honored to share the … Continue reading Poetry upcoming in Life and Legends Issue 9, California,USA

Acrostic Poem based on Thanksgiving

In response to the Tuesday Writing Prompt at the GoDoGO Cafe Today’s prompt:Write an acrostic poem using the word FAMILY or THANKSGIVING. T - This is the day to celebrate H - Hearts outpouring joys and relieved to be united again A -  A gathering of family and friends brimming with happiness N - Negating … Continue reading Acrostic Poem based on Thanksgiving

Poem “Listen- Faithful Silence” OTSCP ( On the Spot Collaborative Poem) as part of the Assiduous Dust Podcast Interview with Joshua Corwin

I’m thrilled to share the OTSCP with the esteemed LA-based poet, Joshua Corwin for his series “Assiduous Dust”. Assiduous Dust is the home of the On-the-Spot Collaborative Poem (OTSCP), a novel form of collaborative poetry where the featured poet and Joshua Corwin take turns in reading out phrases or individual words from lines randomly from their selection of … Continue reading Poem “Listen- Faithful Silence” OTSCP ( On the Spot Collaborative Poem) as part of the Assiduous Dust Podcast Interview with Joshua Corwin

Poetry Published in the California based Spectrum Publishing

I'm elated to be featured in the Edition #25 of Spectrum Publishing based on the theme " How to Stay Alive". Immensely thankful to the EIC and founder Don Kingfisher Campbell for supporting and accepting my work. The edition features the works of 53 poets across the country. I'm extremely proud to share the space … Continue reading Poetry Published in the California based Spectrum Publishing