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)

Poetry Published in the Usawa Literary Review

I'm happy to share that two poems of mine have been published in the December Edition of the Usawa Literary Review based on the theme "Magna Carta". I'm thankful to Poetry Editor, Vinita Agrawal  for supporting my work and accepting my two poems. The poems " The Day the Town Celebrated"  and "The Burden We … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Usawa Literary Review

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)

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 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

Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

Thrilled to see my poem " House of Our Forgotten Past" published in the Oddball Magazine. Immensely grateful to the EIC Jason Wright and Chad Parenteau for supporting my work. My poem has been coupled with brilliant  Photography by © Luis Lázaro Tijerina  "House of our forgotten past I mourn the shadows those misty monsters, … Continue reading Poetry Published in the Oddball Magazine

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

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