Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Anu Mahadev

The purpose of doing this series of profiles on authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies is to highlight just how talented, hard-working and brilliant our contributors are. It’s not bragging if it’s real and they deserve the limelight because of their devotion to the themes of our anthologies, all of which are social causes and theirContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Anu Mahadev”

Brave and Reckless’ April’s Creativity Prompt Challenge: We Will Not Be Silenced

During April, I am departing from my normal monthly Creativity Prompt format, and instead providing one phrase as the prompt for the month: We Will Not Be Silenced.  However, I will be offering two different ways to approach the prompt.  Feel free to respond in either way, or to respond to both.  There is no limitContinue reading “Brave and Reckless’ April’s Creativity Prompt Challenge: We Will Not Be Silenced”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Antonio Vallone

We’d very much like to highlight poet, editor and professor, Antonio Vallone whose work was featured in Indie Blu(e)’s But You Don’t Look Sick anthology last year. Vallone’s work impressed the editors so much we nominated him for a Pushcart. When you read Vallone’s work you’ll see why this wasn’t a hard decision but aContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Antonio Vallone”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Shweta Rao Garg

Shweta submitted to Indie Blu(e)’s, The Kali Project and we have a special passion for ARTISTS of her caliber; it was challenging because the series of Kali paintings Shewta had submitted were all outstanding – depicting Kali in ‘ordinary’ life in such a haunting, powerful way. We wanted to use them all but unfortunately weContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Shweta Rao Garg”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Sonali Pattnaik

I’m very proud to highlight our next contributor from two Indie Blu(e) anthologies – Dr. Sonali Pattnaik is a poet, artist and academic. Her poetry and writing has been published in journals and anthologies throughout the world including: Journeys by Sampad, UK, The Indian Express, Muse India, Cafedissensus, Wordgathering, Writer’s Asylum, Women’s Web, Intersections andContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Sonali Pattnaik”