Book Review of “My Body Lives Like a Threat” published in Verseville.org
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1w ago
I am incredibly grateful to Pramila Venkateswaran for reviewing my poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat, FlowerSong press, 2022). The review was published in the literary journal Verseville.org out of Kolkata, India. Link for Book Review : https://www.verseville.org/book-reviews-by-pramila-venkateswaran.html Over the past 15 years, Verse​V​ille has been publishing poetry and poetry-related works from around the globe. It was published under the name The Enchanting Verses Literary Review from 2008 to 2020 to publish quality poet ..read more
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Poetry published in the anthology “Fatal Force- Poetic Justice” by Moonstone Arts featuring Martin Espada
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1w ago
I’m honored to have my poem “An Act of Self Defense”, previously published in my full length ( “My Body Lives Like a Threat”, FlowerSong Press, 2022)  included in the anthology  “Fatal Force – Poetic Justice” to be published by Moonstone Arts. I’m honored to share the space with Martin Espada whose poem ““Officer Mark Dial, Who Shot Eddie Irizarry, Will Be Fired for Insubordination” inspired this anthology.  Honored to share the space with  Rescue Poetix, Jon Kolm, Bruce Whitacare, Austin Alexin, Mindy Kronenberg  among many others. 1345 people have been killed by pol ..read more
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Featured Poet and poetry published in the NYPL ezine Vol7 “Stay Connected”
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by Megha's World
2w ago
Happy to share the news that my two poems “Love, Interrupted” and “Home:: Pandemic” have been published in the NYPL (New York Public Library) zine Vol 7  “Voices From Across” NYPL. The zine was officially launched on Feb 01, 2024. 4-5pm EDT. In addition to the publication, I was invited to read one of my poems during the virtual launch supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. The theme for Issue 07 was “Stay Connected”. Thankful to the NYPL zine committee for supporting my work and the works of other creatives.  Happy Poetry!! Megha Sood ..read more
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Featured Poet at the Edgar Allan Poe Macabre Birthday Bash on January 19, 2024, with Thursday Morning Poets
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by Megha's World
1M ago
I’m thrilled to share the news that I will be performing with my group “Thursday Morning Poets” for Edgar Allan Poe’s 215th birthday at his last permanent home, the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage in Fordham on Friday, January 19th, 2024. Extremely grateful to the Bronx County Historical Society, Roger McCormack ( Director of Education) for the opportunity. The event is free and open to the public, You can find the details in the attached flier. The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage will be open all day on January 19th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for a special event to commemorate Poe’s birthday! Join The Bronx ..read more
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Poetry published in the e-zine Panoplyzine, Issue 26, Winter 2024
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1M ago
I’m elated to share the news that the first publication of this year starts with the ezine Panoplyzine featuring my poem “Metronome”. Grateful to the editor-in-chief, Jeff Santosuosso for giving me space in such an esteemed magazine. You can read the poem here: https://panoplyzine.com/Metronome-by-Megha-Sood/ In the words of the editor : Panoplyzine is a fresh new look at poetry and short prose. We seek to publish lively new insights in creativity, outlook, perspective, and analysis. Issue 1 debuted in September 2015, with contributions from at least a dozen Pushcart Prize nominees from 19 U ..read more
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Poetry Published and featured reader in the New York Public Library zine Vol 7 launch on Feb 01, 2024, by Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), NYC
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by Megha's World
1M ago
Thrilled to share the news that my first acceptance for the year 2024 came from the NYPL( New York Public Library)  ezine committee. Happy to share the news that my two poems “Love, Interrupted” and “Home:: Pandemic” will be published in the NYPL (New York Public Library) zine Vol 7  “Voices From Across” NYPL. The zine will be officially launched on Feb 01, 2024. 4-5pm EDT. In addition to the publication, I’m invited to read one of my poems during the virtual launch supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. The theme for Issue 07 was “Stay Connected”. Register here for t ..read more
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Poetry published in the anthology “Dissent” by Vagabond Press , 2023
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by Megha's World
2M ago
Thrilled to share the pictures from my copy of the coveted anthology “Dissent”( an anthology to end war and capitalism) with Vagabond Press where two of my poems “Introspection::Imperfection” and “Perception- A Matter of Discussion” have been published. Immensely grateful to the Editor Mark Lipman for supporting my work. Honored to share space with  San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin, FlowerSong Press authors Matt Sedillo, Edward Vidaurre, David Romero, Thelma T Reyna, Chad Parteneau and so many brilliant voices of the writing community. Get your copy today at the following ..read more
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Review of poetry collection “My Body Lives Like a Threat” published in American Book Review, Fall 2023
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by Megha's World
2M ago
I’m elated to share the news that the book review of my debut full-length poetry collection ( “My Body Lives Like a Threat”, FlowerSong press, 2022) has been published in the coveted American Book Review. I am extremely grateful to Austin Alexis for writing the extensive and gorgeous review. Also, I am grateful to Associate Editor, Barry Wallentine for his support in making this happen. In 2009, an agreement between American Book Review and Johns Hopkins University Press allowed online editions of its past issues to be available through the database ProjectMuse. The American ..read more
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Press Mentions for the Hoboken Historical Museum Event “The Americans – NJ Immigrant Poets” on Dec 03 , 4pm EDT
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by Megha's World
3M ago
Press Mentions : Hoboken Historical Museum : The Americans – NJ Immigrant Poets TAP Into Hoboken : https://www.tapinto.net/towns/hoboken/articles/hoboken-historical-museum-to-host-literary-event-about-21st-century-us-immigrants New Jersey Stage : https://www.newjerseystage.com/articles/getarticle2.php?titlelink=hoboken-historical-museum-hosts-the-americans-nj-immigrant-poets102023 Patch New Jersey https://patch.com/new-jersey/jersey-city/calendar/event/20231203/04f72a3b-0bea-48d7-8b7d-eec610efc8ad/the-americans-nj-immigrant-poets NJ ArtsMaven: http://www.njartsmaven.com/2023/11/the-americans ..read more
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Poetry event “The Americans- NJ Immigrants Poets” at the Hoboken Historical museum, Dec 3, 2023 at 4 pm EST
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by Megha's World
3M ago
The Hoboken Historical Museum and Poet-in-Residence Danny Shot are proud to host The Americans – NJ Immigrant Poets. This literary event will occur on Sunday, December 3 at 4pm at the Hoboken Historical Museum at 1301 Hudson Street. The event is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook @HobokenMuseum. Link for the Hoboken Historical Museum : https://www.hobokenmuseum.org/event/the-americans-nj-immigrant-poets/ Drawing inspiration from Robert Frank’s iconic book of photographs The Americans (1958) we explore what it means to be immigrant in 21st Century ..read more
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