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Meghna Prakash

Meghna, who goes by the name plebwrites, enjoys discussing literature, gender politics, sexuality, and mental health. As a journalist, she thrives on documenting people and culture stories and uses poetry as her cathartic getaway. She's been a featured artist with Kommune, Unerase poetry and her work has been published in Ethos Literary Journal, Scroll, Homegrown, Wire and Sunday Guardian. Meghna has published a book of poems on mental health alongside six other distinguished poets called 7 Transgressions, available on Amazon and in print.

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