Category: Events

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 her place, the lovely Anne-Adele Wight will be reading. These women were selected from… Continue Reading “Feats of Poetic Strength Volume III | An All-Ladies Poetry Reading Series”

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 and Writing Programs 2015 conference in Minneapolis, MN. Our organization was there with multiple…

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 Bones April 11, 2015 3:00pm-5:00pm Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Featuring Anca… Continue Reading “Books & Bones AWP Offsite Reading Presented by Cambridge Writers’ Workshop”

Call for Papers | Graphic Medicine Conference | Submit Proposals by Friday, January 30, 2015

Call for Papers Graphic Medicine Conference 16th – 18th July 2015 Culver Arts Center University of California, Riverside   Theme The theme of this year’s conference, Spaces of Care, invites us to think about space as a critical element in health care and comics.… Continue Reading “Call for Papers | Graphic Medicine Conference | Submit Proposals by Friday, January 30, 2015”

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, and connections, Dana Walrath weaves many distinct threads through her work. She spent 2012-2013 as a Fulbright… Continue Reading “Book Launch: Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath”

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 terrific An Tran! Please join me for a lovely evening of books, poetry, fiction,… Continue Reading “Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG”

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 NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011 tomorrow night, August 2, at 7:00PM. Readers include… Continue Reading “Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Roundtable and Call for Interns

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, our temple of sharing female experience in the literary world and creating resources to engage the necessary need for gender parity in publishing, is bursting with new opportunities for all.   CALL FOR COUNTERS! VIDA is looking for self-starting feminist interns… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Roundtable and Call for Interns”

Natasha Trethewey To Give Final Lecture As U.S. Poet Laureate Tonight

During my time at the Poetry and Literature Center in the Library of Congress I had the honor of working with Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Natasha Trethewey. I remember the first day I had met her I was the first in the office.… Continue Reading “Natasha Trethewey To Give Final Lecture As U.S. Poet Laureate Tonight”

Caring for Animals is a Feminist Issue

“One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.” Margaret Mead, anthropologist, women’s rights activist. As  a feminist, it has been important for me to recognize animal protection laws… Continue Reading “Caring for Animals is a Feminist Issue”

The Inner Loop Launch Event, April 1, 2014

A new multi-genre reading series has come to Washington, DC!  The Inner Loop: A Literary Reading Series, founded by two Sarah Lawrence College MFA program graduates, will celebrate their arrival with a launch event on April 1, 2014 at The Petworth Citizen beginning at 7:30pm.… Continue Reading “The Inner Loop Launch Event, April 1, 2014”

“So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One?” Saturday March 1, 2014

Association of Writers & Writing Programs  Seattle, Washington “So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One? Women Writers & Editors Speak Out” Conference Panel Room 608, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6 10:30am-11:45am Moderated by: Sheila… Continue Reading ““So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One?” Saturday March 1, 2014″

AWP 2014 Panel: The Artist Activist Online: An AWP Panel on Building Online Platforms for Purpose Beyond Self-Promotion

“So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One? Women Writers & Editors Speak Out.“ Sheila McMullin, Molly Gaudry, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Sheryl Rivett, Arisa White | Saturday, March 1, 2014 | 10:30 am – 11:45 am | Room 608, Washington State… Continue Reading “AWP 2014 Panel: The Artist Activist Online: An AWP Panel on Building Online Platforms for Purpose Beyond Self-Promotion”

AWP 2014 Seattle Feminist Panel Guide

For your feminist appetite I have complied a savory dish of 2014 AWP Seattle feminist panels. How, you ask, do I know these are feminist panels, when few of them self-identify as feminist? Well, identify, rather, identity is going to be the key term here. This year VIDA: Women in the… Continue Reading “AWP 2014 Seattle Feminist Panel Guide”