Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

Her MoonSpit Poetry of Insights, Resources, Queries, Activism, and Art

My Brother is a Magpie | Poem

Originally published in Winter Tangerine Review’s “Imaginary Homelands” issue, this piece investigates recollection and transformation. Curated and edited by Rosebud Ben-Oni, the “Imaginary Homelands” issue is full of “languages of longing and … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Launch: Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath

Find MoonSpit’s Featured Feminist Artist, Dana Walrath’s newest title, Like Water on Stone, a young adult fiction story set during the Armenian genocide in stores today! Always interested in edges, margins, … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quiet Project in a Noisy Landscape: Celebrating YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women’s Relaunch

Publishing with Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women reinvigorated my artist’s spirit. In the December 2012 issue, Stephenie Foster accompanied three on my poems with bright … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising

Everything obeyed our laws and we just went on self-improving till a window gave us pause and there the outside world was, moving. –Heather McHugh, Glass House Heather McHugh, MacArthur Genius, … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

We can change the online community to be a safer and more inclusive and empathetic space. The Academy of American Poets is working toward this goal through poetry and publishing … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Moon Spit | A Poem

First appearing in Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective this website’s namesake traverses the paradoxical despair and praise of revolving tides, unending changes, changes that are not different. Coping with death is to … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG

This Saturday, September 27, from 6:00pm-8:00pm I will be reading at the Waterbear Reading Series at One More Page Books, 2200 N Westmoreland Street #101 Arlington, VA 22213, hosted by the … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

DC Higher Achievement Looking for Volunteers to Mentor Middle School Scholars

59% of DC students graduate high school. 9% graduate college. Significantly lower than the national average, Higher Achievement, an after-school academy, seeks to change these numbers by supporting the district’s … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDAweb.org Seeks Your Content!

VIDAweb.org, the online home of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, in addition to the annual Count has many new feminist resources for you including a lively member-sponsored forum, an events … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Half a Pill | A Poem

Half a Pill   The day woke up with a (*) not a star, but a satellite. We drove through New Mexico; yes   We saw the adobe cliff dwellings; … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!

The Fem has arrived! With new content rolling in every Thursday, The Fem is a feminist online literary magazine “created in Summer 2014 by writer/feminist duo Autumn Jaye Spriggs and Rachel C. Lewis. They … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Misery Grows in Bunches: A Poem

Misery Grows in Bunches A lion is a lion because his fur matches the desert. There are antelope and zebra near; he has a mane, claws, he roars; he is … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Part II | The Introvert Abroad | Travel Writing by Kayti Burt

Kayti Burt is a television and travel blogger who subsists mainly on stories and espresso. Shows she covers for Wetpaint Entertainment include: The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, The Originals, … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Part I | The Introvert and Me

A while back, I sat around the dinner table with several writers in an old wooden home in the secluded woods of the Virginia mountains. Most of my fellow writers … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment
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