Awards/Recognitions

Honorable Mention at Los Angeles Book Festival 2017 for ‘Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant’s Wayward Journey’ (Category: memoir/autobiography)
First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 (Narrative Nonfiction) hosted by Chanticleer Reviews and Media for ‘Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant’s Wayward Journey’ 
Honorable Mention at New England Book Festival 2017 for ‘Let The Night Sing’ (Category: Poetry)
Nominee: 2017 Top Female Authors (hosted by Authors.show.com)
Recipient of the International Reuel Prize for Poetry 2017 instituted by The Significant League, at Delhi Litexperia 
Recipient of the International Reuel Prize for translation 2016 for my English translation of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s novella ‘Nastanirh’ (‘The Broken Home’) instituted by The Significant League
Certificate of Merit instituted by The Significant League in 2015 for my overall contribution in poetry, fiction, non-fiction and editing 
Acknowledged as a featured poet/artist at Decolonize Dallas, an initiative by Dark Moon Poetry, Dallas, Texas, USA.