Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

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NANOPEDIA by Charles Jensen and daughterarrium on Independent Bookstore Day!

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with Charles Jensen and me at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM on Saturday, April 27th with an open mic to follow. Join more … Continue reading

April 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Launch Party of After the Tour by Jenny Minniti-Shippey

Join us at Verbatim Books in San Diego to celebrate the launch of After the Tour, Jenny Minniti-Shippey’s new poetry collection!   Called “an astonishing collection that gives us both … Continue reading

February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Interview by Penelope Jeanne Brannen on daughterrarium

Interviewed by Penelope Jeanne Brannen, poet in the NEOMFA at Cleveland State University, you can read the full exchange here. The discrete poems in your book are interrupted by pages … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

CSU Poetry Center 2019 Open Book Competition Now Open!

2019 Open Book Poetry Competition JUDGES: NICHOLAS GULIG, DORA MALECH, & SHEILA MCMULLIN JANUARY 1, 2019 – APRIL 5, 2019 The Cleveland State University Poetry Center welcomes submissions for our … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

New Educational Materials for Shout Mouse Press Books

Through writing workshops that lead to professional publication, Shout Mouse Press empowers those from marginalized backgrounds to tell their own stories in their own voices and, as published authors, to … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Poetry in The Ocean State Review

Alongside two of my literary mentors, Eric Pankey and Sally Ball, my poems Beating Belly and Proof are in the latest issue The Ocean State Review. In Volume 7, Number 1 daughterrarium is also reviewed by Sheryl … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!

Introducing Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s new Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing! The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lighthouse Reading Series at CSU Poetry Center with Sheila McMullin & Eric Fair

On May 25, 2016, I received a phone call from the ever stalwart and brilliant writer and Cleveland State University Poetry Center Director + Editor Caryl Pagel giving me the most … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

daughterrarium reviewed!

In April 2017 my first book of poetry was officially released! Since then I have been honored with thoughtful and provocative responses to the collection. Even Small Press Distribution recommended daughterrarium … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brew & Forge Bookfair Open Until May 7th!

Like books? Like social justice? Well, at the Brew and Forge online bookfair you can help support community organizing projects by purchasing signed copies of your favorite authors’ works! This … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Come say “Hi!” at AWP 2017 in Washington DC

As my first collection of poetry was mostly written and edited during my time Washington DC, I am proud that daughterrarium will debut there as well! At this year’s Association of Writers and … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

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