Poetry published in the anthology “Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets” by Sahitya Akademi

I'm thrilled to share the news that one of my poems "Metamorphosis" has been included in the anthology "Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets" published by Sahitya Akademi and edited by Seema Jain. It is indeed an honor to be part of such a coveted anthology featuring the voices of women … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology “Vibrant Voices- An Anthology of 21st Century Indian Women Poets” by Sahitya Akademi

“The Kali Project” mentioned in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Dec 2022

I'm so excited to share the news that the anthology ("The Kali Project, Indie Blue Publishing, 2021) which I co-edited with Candice Daquin found a mention in the December issue of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature in the 'India Bibliography' article by Payal Nagpal and Shyamala A Narayan. It is a moment of elation to … Continue reading “The Kali Project” mentioned in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Dec 2022

Received a Mini-Grant from Kundiman

  I'm thrilled to share the news that I have received a #mini-grant from Kundiman for my next full-length poetry collection. I'm super excited to receive this support as I work toward my next poetry collection. Thankful to Bethany Swann, Megan Pinto, and Gina Chung for supporting creatives.   Kundiman is a national nonprofit organization … Continue reading Received a Mini-Grant from Kundiman

List of Publications for the month of October, 2022

October was the month of festivals both literary and religious. Along with soaking in the warmth and happiness of the annual festivals I also visited the Dodge Poetry Festival and lucked out with workshops with Patricia Smith and Sharon Olds. Thankful to Melida Rodas for planning the day.  Notable publications included the anthology “ Soul … Continue reading List of Publications for the month of October, 2022

List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August/September 2022

The month of August was mostly about traveling and seeping in the experience of being close to the cradle of nature. But September had been a tough month for me and my family as we came down with Covid after escaping this dreadful infection for almost 2.5 years. September also being the birthday month brought … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Press Mentions for the month of August/September 2022

Poetry published in the Pittsburg based SETU Special edition “Colors of Love and Barriers”

An absolute honor to have my poem " Love is an elegy for acceptance" in the special edition of the Pittsburg-based SETU Online Magazine. The theme of the edition is "Colors of Love and Barriers"  and is guest edited by my dear talented poet and editor friend, Candice Daquin. I'm thrilled to share the space … Continue reading Poetry published in the Pittsburg based SETU Special edition “Colors of Love and Barriers”

Request to Nominate “My Body Lives Like a Threat” for the NEA Big Read Program

Please nominate "My Body Lives Like a Threat" for the NEA's (National Endowment for Arts) Big Read Program. You can also do this anonymously. The process is simple and it will take only a few minutes. For additional information about my collection you can visit this link https://www.flowersongpress.com/.../my-body-lives-like-a... Nomination Link: https://www.arts.gov/.../suggest-a-new-nea-big-read-title Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood

Honorable Mention for my poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat”in the 2022 New York Book Festival

I'm thrilled to share the news that my debut full-length poetry collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat" has received an honorable mention in the poetry section of the 2022 New York Book Festival. The book has been released this year in January and published by FlowerSong Press.  The book has also been a finalist in … Continue reading Honorable Mention for my poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat”in the 2022 New York Book Festival

Poetry as part of the Public Art Event “Far East” in collaboration with Walk_Bye and JCFPL

Thrilled to share that my poem " Heritage" has been selected as a part of the international exhibition "Far East" in collaboration with Walk_bye, founded and managed by Catalina Arunguren. The exhibition will be on display in the Hamilton Part, Jersey City, New Jersey for almost two months starting May 21, 2022. The artists chosen … Continue reading Poetry as part of the Public Art Event “Far East” in collaboration with Walk_Bye and JCFPL

Haiku published in the MS Magazine project as part of The harriet Tubman Bicentennial Project

My haiku has been published in the Ms Magazine celebrating the 200th birth anniverary of Harriet Tubman. The Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Project is an online initiative from Ms Magazine. honoring the bicentennial anniversary of the birth of Harriet Tubman, launched on Feb. 1 and culminating on March 10, 2022, with a commemorative section in the Spring 2022 … Continue reading Haiku published in the MS Magazine project as part of The harriet Tubman Bicentennial Project

Featured Poet on When Women Speak on Feb 15, 2022, 7pm EST #booktour #poetrycollection #mybodyliveslikeathreat

I'm thrilled to share the news that I will be reading my poems from my full length collection "My Body Lives Like a Threat" ,recently published by FlowerSong press, as a featured poet on the When Women Speak. The platform has been founded and managed by Ameeerah Shabazz Bilal.  The event will cohosted by Nzima … Continue reading Featured Poet on When Women Speak on Feb 15, 2022, 7pm EST #booktour #poetrycollection #mybodyliveslikeathreat

Book Review of my full-length poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Dr. Anita Nahal published in the Pine Cone Review

I’m happy to share that Dr. Anita Nahal's review of my debut full length poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat”  published by FlowerSong Press  has been published on the Pine Cone Review. Immensely grateful to the EIC and  founder, Susmita Paul and Editor, Candice Louisa Daquin for supporting my work and publishing the … Continue reading Book Review of my full-length poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by Dr. Anita Nahal published in the Pine Cone Review

Book Review of Anita Nahal’s “What’s Wrong With Us Kali Women?” by Megha Sood on Different Truths, a Social Journalism Website

I’m happy to share that my review of the prose poetrycollection “What's Wrong With Us Kali Women?” by the prolific poet Anita Nahal has been published on the website Different Truths. Immensely grateful to the EIC and  founder, Arindam Roy for supporting my work and publishing the review of the book on the website. Different Truths is a … Continue reading Book Review of Anita Nahal’s “What’s Wrong With Us Kali Women?” by Megha Sood on Different Truths, a Social Journalism Website

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