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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Entrant in the 2021 San Gabriel Poetry Festival Broadside Poetry Contest.Please vote.Entrant #19 #NationalPoetryMonth

I'm elated to share the news that my poem " Saving Is a Grace Bestowed by the Almighty" is an entrant in the 2021 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival Broadside Poetry Contest. The festival is curated by Don Kingfisher Campbell. You can help select the winner of the 2021 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival Broadside … Continue reading Entrant in the 2021 San Gabriel Poetry Festival Broadside Poetry Contest.Please vote.Entrant #19 #NationalPoetryMonth