Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

MoonSpit Poetry of Insights, Resources, Activism, and Art

CSU Poetry Center Announces 2016 Book Contest Titles

This is a monumental day for me. Today, Cleveland State University Poetry Center announced that they will be publishing my first full-length poetry collection, daughterrariums, in 2017! I am forever grateful … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Humans of Ballou Book Launch! Celebrate with Shout Mouse Press!

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. They are chaotic, sometimes painful, sometimes contradictory, but they come from deep within us. And we must key into those feelings … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

“On Comics and Disability”

Exploring the comics work of three artists, Georgia Webber, ET Russian, and Andrew Godfrey, my essay featured in the December 2015 issue of Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

ICYMI: The 2015 VIDA Count is Here and with New Intersectional Stats

In addition to VIDA’s yearly Count surveying the “Main VIDA Count” and “Larger Literary Landscape” literary journals and magazines, March 30th we released our newly-expanded Intersectional Survey, (to see the … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

#FemaleGaze Interview with Sheila McMullin

#FemaleGaze is a new literary nonfiction online review exploring the intersections of femininity and society. I am delighted to be featured on their site in their second issue with an interview … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Voices & Views” Video Interview Series!

About This Episode: This inaugural episode features poet and writer, Rita Dove, who reads her poems “Parsley” and “Claudette Colvin Goes to Work” and discusses topics ranging from literary bias masquerading … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Split Lip + Big Lucks = SUMMERFADE Literary Event 8/5

Tonight, Big Lucks and Split Lip magazines are hosting SUMMERFADE literary event featuring me! Danielle Evennou, Beth Konkoski, Tony Mancus, Lucian Mattison, and Jared Yates Sexton. Where: Johnny Pistolas, 2333 18th St, Washington, … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On! Wordgathering : A Journal of Disability Poetics and Literature | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

Seemed like this spotlight was in the making years before I joined VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and was given this column. I came to reading Wordgathering‘s journal by way of the Beauty is … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

ROAR Magazine: Journal of the Literary Art by Women Open for Submissions!

For the past few years I have been involved in the ROAR Magazine universe. First as a contributor with my poem “Like Water” in the Spring 2013 issue, then as a … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday, The Inner Loop!

On April 1, 2014 I was honored to read at The Inner Loop’s inaugural reading event. It’s been a year, and tonight we are celebrating TIL’s first birthday with more readings … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feats of Poetic Strength Volume III | An All-Ladies Poetry Reading Series

This all-ladies poetry reading series continues with K.T. Landon, Violet LeVoit, Elizabeth Hoover, Sheila McMullin, MaryAnn L. Miller, and Elizabeth Langemak. UPDATE: Violet will sadly not be joining us. In … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

SUBMIT! 2015 District Lit Poetry Contest Judged by Sarah Vap

In the beginning of 2015 I joined the District Lit team as Outreach and Communications Coordinator with the mission to help build an ever inclusive and diverse online community. In … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop at AWP 2015 Recap!

Originally posted on Cambridge Writers' Workshop:
CWW Intern Alex Carrigan manning the booth at AWP 2015. From April 9-11, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop was present at the Association of Writers…

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Books & Bones AWP Offsite Reading Presented by Cambridge Writers’ Workshop

Join me April 11, 2015 at AWP Minneapolis for a night of magic and art. I’ll be reading “Bad Woman” excerpts from my poetry collection, daughterrariums. Cambridge Writers’ Workshop presents Books and … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

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