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 translated into Italian and published in France-based Articoli Liberi Literary Review

I'm elated to share the news that two of my poems have been translated into Italian and have been published in France-based, Articoli Liberi  Literary Review. Seeing my poems "My Body Is Not an Apology" and "Silence-A Lost Art" gives me the immeasurable joy that poetry transcends language. I'm extremely thankful for the editor-in-chief, Frank … Continue reading Poetry translated into Italian and published in France-based Articoli Liberi Literary Review

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

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 published in the anthology “Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle” by AuthorsPress, India

Delightful to be part of this amazing anthology " Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle" by AuthorsPress, India which celebrates the love and happiness surrounding our cuisine. Extremely honored to share the spaces with 60 brilliant poets in the book. The amazing cover illustration is done by Ram Goala Heartiest congratulations to dear … Continue reading Poetry published in the anthology “Poetry on a plate with spicy mango pickle” by AuthorsPress, India

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

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

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”

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”

List of Publications/Events/Book Tour/Mentions for the month of April 2022 #NationalPoetryMonth22

April being the National Poetry Month was brimming with events, reading, and poetry festivals. In addition to winning the Broadside Poetry Contest at the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival and being shortlisted in the UK-based Stafford Lit festival, I was also blessed to be part of the New Orleans Poetry Festival. Immensely thankful to Lucinda … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Book Tour/Mentions for the month of April 2022 #NationalPoetryMonth22

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 Published in the Burrow Journal

I'm thrilled to be part of the current edition of the "Burrow" journal managed and edited by Phillip Hall and Rhiannon Hall.The current edition of the journal higlightes the them of "gifting" and how the human emotions are weaved around it. I'm happy to see that my poem "Ingredients for Happiness" is a part of … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Burrow Journal

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

List of Publications/Events/Press Mention for the month of January 2022

January is a month of new beginnings and promises, hopes, and desires for everyone. It started the same for me. The highlight of the month was the publication of my debut full-length poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” by FlowerSong Press. The special day came after a whole long year of waiting to … Continue reading List of Publications/Events/Press Mention for the month of January 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

Poetry selected for publication in the “Abrazos” : Letters from the Self to the World, DoveTales 10th Anniversary Anthology

I’m brimming with joy to receive the wonderful news that my three poems ("Are You Listening World?", "Dear R", Self Conversation on a moving train") have been included in the esteemed anthology “Abrazos : Lettrs form the Self to the World”  published on December 15,2021 by Dove Tales, An International Journal for Arts.This edition is … Continue reading Poetry selected for publication in the “Abrazos” : Letters from the Self to the World, DoveTales 10th Anniversary Anthology

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)