Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

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

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 · Leave a comment

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


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 Seeks Your Content!, 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

Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN

Join me tomorrow for a night of poetry and prose at the Three Tents Reading Series hosted by Big Lucks. We’ll be reading at the Petworth Citizen at 829 Upshur St … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Like Water: A Poem

Originally published in ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Volume 3, this poem hinges on the mystic understandings of a daughter and the generations preceding her. Like Water … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine

A particularly fun spotlight to write, I spoke with Editor-in-Chief Laura E. Davis from Weave Magazine about Weave‘s commitment to feminism and representing a diverse span of writers. To read the article in full, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

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