Poetry featured in Pratik’s Upcoming South Asia Special Double Issue

It is an absolute honor and pleasure to be part of the upcoming Pratik's  South Asia Special Double Issue. Immensely grateful to the editor and curator Yuyutsu Sharma and the team at Nirala Publications for bringing this double edition to fruition. Brimming with the brightest talents of South Asian writers. this edition is a literary … Continue reading Poetry featured in Pratik’s Upcoming South Asia Special Double Issue

Featured Author in the SETU Magazine special edition “Children’s World”

I'm honored to be part of the special edition of the Pittsburgh-based bilingual SETU Magazine called " The Children's World". Elated to see my two poems " Lizard on the Wall" and " How the Keep the Child Alive".Grateful to the guest editor  Dr. Meenakshi MOhan for her brilliant curation and editing of this special … Continue reading Featured Author in the SETU Magazine special edition “Children’s World”

Poetry included in the historic anthology “The Polaris Trilogy” to be sent to the moon in the year 2024 in collaboration with NASA/SpaceX

I'm clearly over the moon to receive the news that one of my poems has been included in the historic anthology "The Polaris Trilogy" curated and edited by Joyce Brinkman, the Lead editor, to be sent to the moon in 2024. The poem has been accepted and will be published in January 2023, in the … Continue reading Poetry included in the historic anthology “The Polaris Trilogy” to be sent to the moon in the year 2024 in collaboration with NASA/SpaceX

Poetry included as a public exhibit “The Surprising Thing About Gratitude” by walk_bye

I'm excited to share the news that my poem "Trails of Kindness" has been chosen to be displayed as an artwork in the public exhibit group show "The Surprising Thing About Gratitude" by walk_bye. The show unveiling as well as an activity will be put together by the Canco Park Conservancy (47 Dey Street, Jersey … Continue reading Poetry included as a public exhibit “The Surprising Thing About Gratitude” by walk_bye

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

Poetry reading for the Cultivating Voices Live “New Books Showcase” Program on Sunday, December 11,2022, at 3 pm EDT

I'm thrilled to be sharing the space with Mary Louise Kiernan, Raul Sanchez, and Meg Kearny as part of the "New Books Showcase" by Cultivating Voices Live hosted by Sandy Yannone. I will be reading poems from my debut poetry collection " My Body Lives Like a Threat" published by FlowerSong Press in Jan 2022. … Continue reading Poetry reading for the Cultivating Voices Live “New Books Showcase” Program on Sunday, December 11,2022, at 3 pm EDT

List of Publications/Events/Awards for the month of November 2022

November was the month of Literary festivals and award functions. Some notable functions included the Juried Arts Awards by The Artist Forum. It was an honor and privilege to judge this year's Spoken Word Competition with my co-jurors David Dephy, Amos White, and Baron Wright. The month's highlight was my full-length inclusion in the coveted … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Awards for the month of November 2022

Featured as TEN MOST READ POETS in the journal NORTH OF OXFORD 2022

I'm thrilled to share that I'm one of the Ten most-read poets as determined by the readership of North of Oxford for 2022. https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2022/11/18/ten-most-read-poets-north-of-oxford-2022/ My poems "Living Fallacy"  and " The Revolving Door" have been part of the following: Pandemic of Violence: Volume II: Poets Speak https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2022/08/20/pandemic-of-violence-anthology-ii-poets-speak/ Pandemic of Violence Volume 1 https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2021/12/27/pandemic-of-violence-anthology/ Thankful to … Continue reading Featured as TEN MOST READ POETS in the journal NORTH OF OXFORD 2022

Poetry forthcoming in the anthology “Soul Spaces: Poems on Cities, Towns, and Villages” by Authors Press, India

Honored to be part of the anthology "Soul Spaces: Poems on Cities, Towns, and Villages" by Authors Press, India. Immensely grateful to all eight editors for considering my work for this. A pleasure to share the space with such esteemed writers across the world. Looking forward to its publication. The book features the world of … Continue reading Poetry forthcoming in the anthology “Soul Spaces: Poems on Cities, Towns, and Villages” by Authors Press, India

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

List of publications/Events/Press mentions for the month of July 2022

July has mostly been the month of taking it slow and spending time with my family. The notable events include the Book launch of the “Black Fire this Time” at the Hoboken Library along with the poetry readings alongside literary stalwarts like Quincy Troupe, Margaret Troupe, Raymond Nat Turner, and Keisha Gaye Anderson. It was … Continue reading List of publications/Events/Press mentions for the month of July 2022

Poetry published in Editorial Anthology “Brownstone Poets Anthology 2022”

I'm extremely excited to share the new edition of the BrownstonePoets Anthology 2022.  In addition to being a contributor to this brilliant and gorgeous anthology, I am also one of the Associate editors this year. Honored to share the editorial space with Karen Neuberg and Carrie Magness Radna. I'm really thankful to Editor Chief and … Continue reading Poetry published in Editorial Anthology “Brownstone Poets Anthology 2022”

Poetry published in the “Survival” issue of the Pine Cone Review

I'm extremely elated to see my two poems " Catharsis" and "Bones - An ode to Survival" included in the special edition " Survival" of the Pine Cone Review. Thanks to the editor in chief Susmita Paul and Poetry editor, Candice Daquin for supporting my work and giving it a place amongst such brilliant voices … Continue reading Poetry published in the “Survival” issue of the Pine Cone Review

List of Publications/Readings/Interviews/Radio show/Events/Press mentions for the month of March 2022

***List of Publications/Readings/Interviews/Radio show/Events/Press mentions for the month of March 2022*** March has been one of the most fulfilling months in terms of my creative projects and anything poetry. The highlight of the month included my maiden #AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs virtual conference with Life and Legends with such esteemed panelists including … Continue reading List of Publications/Readings/Interviews/Radio show/Events/Press mentions for the month of March 2022

List of Publications/Events/Mentions for the month of February 2022

The month of February brought me indescribable joy coupled with ultimate dream for any emerging poet or author, which is to plan the book tour for their first full length collection. With immense love and support from my network of literary communities, I was able to plan 20 different events both personal and virtual in … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Mentions for the month of February 2022

Poetry curated by the Alipore Post

Thrilled to see that out of my two poems "The Day The Town Celebrated" and the "The Burden We are Passing On" earlier published in the Theme based edition "Magna Carta" of the Usawa Journal, December Edition, one of them has been selected for publication  in The Alipore Post. Below is the link of the … Continue reading Poetry curated by the Alipore Post

List of Publications/Events/Radio Shows/Media Mentions for the month of December 2021

December has been the month of new beginnings and looking back with immense love and gratitude I received from my creative family of poets and writers. The highlight of the month was my appearance on the Wednesday Night Poetry as featured Poet alongside JC Poet Laureate, Rescue Poetix. The virtual and in-person show hosted by … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Radio Shows/Media Mentions for the month of December 2021

Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 4/2021 (October-December 2021)

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 4 . I’m really thankful to the editors David Paul Vnuck and Muguras Maria Vnuck for supporting my work. I'm proud to share the space with eminent poet Michael Lee Johnson, Hema Ravi, Neelam Saxena, Meenakshi Mohan, and many more in this issue. This … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 4/2021 (October-December 2021)

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