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

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

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

List of Publications/Contest/Media for the Month of May 2021

May has been special to me as my poetry was chosen and displayed outside the City Hall, Jersey City as part of the walk_by exhibit curated by Catalina Arunguren. It was a moment of celebration for me to be facilitated by the Mayor and the Councilwomen of Jersey City. The first event happened after the … Continue reading List of Publications/Contest/Media for the Month of May 2021

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

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

Poetry selected for publication in the “Writing for Peace” anthology to be published in May 2021 by Dove Tales.

I’m brimming with joy to receive the wonderful news that my three poems have been included in the esteemed anthology “Writing for Peace”  slated for publication on May 15,2021 by Dove Tales, An International Journal for Arts.This edition is guest edited by Adriana Páramo. Writing for Peace is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, directed by a group of … Continue reading Poetry selected for publication in the “Writing for Peace” anthology to be published in May 2021 by Dove Tales.

Poetry Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

I'm elated to be part of the upcoming poetry festival "Anantha" by the Samyukta Poetry Group. Thankful to eminent poetess Sonia Nair for making this happen. Honored to share the beautiful evening of immersive poetry with the fellow poets. namely Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca Poetry, Dustin David Pickering, Megha Sood, Joshua Corwin, Bryan Hayes and Amit … Continue reading Poetry Reading for the Upcoming Festival of Poetry “Anantha”by Samyukta Poetry on April 17,2021 at 7:30pm EST #HappyNationalPoetryMonth

Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

I'm excited to be part of the upcoming poetry reading as part of the Maria Lisella Poetry Workshop. I'm honored to share the space with my fellow writers with whom I spent eight immersive poetry classes. conducted by Queens Poet Laureate, Maria Lisella. The workshop has been organized by the Queens Public Library. I'm extremely … Continue reading Poetry Reading at the Maria Lisella (Queens Poet Laureate)Poetry Workshop, April 15,2021 at 11:30am EST #NationalPoetryMonth2021

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 Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (January-March 2021)

I’m thrilled to see my poem published in the International Writer's Journal Year 2 No 1 . 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. This current Issue features the writers from 33 countries around the world. … Continue reading Poetry Published in the International Writer’s Journal Year 2 No 1/2021 (January-March 2021)

Poetry published in Arts and Literary ezine “Saraswati”

A publication which not only marks the 600th mark on the list of my publications but also features my two poems alongside the poem of my ten year old son. A milestone to cherish. My heartfelt gratitude towards the editors Roopali Sircar Gaur and Aabha Rosy Vatsa on the publication of their maiden issue of … Continue reading Poetry published in Arts and Literary ezine “Saraswati”