Category: Events

Leave it to VIDA! 2014 AWP Seattle Party, Friday, February 28th at 9:00pm

JOIN US FOR OUR LEGENDARY ANNUAL AWP PARTY! LEAVE IT TO VIDA! An Ironic Celebration of the Earnestly Domestic. Readers include Cheryl Strayed, Nick Flynn, Melissa Febos, Pam Houston, Stephen Eliot, Natalie Diaz, Alexander Chee, Ru Freeman, and others! Doors open at 9:00 p.m. Readings commence… Continue Reading “Leave it to VIDA! 2014 AWP Seattle Party, Friday, February 28th at 9:00pm”

Moon Spit Turns One!

Moon Spit is One this January 2014 and we got a lot of celebrating to do! A huge hug and thank you to all Moon Spit friends during this first year of development and feminist outreach!  Over this past year we’ve delighted in the artwork… Continue Reading “Moon Spit Turns One!”

After the M.F.A. Panel Discussion at Fall for the Book

The following is more or less of a transcript (sans my hyper/awkward sidebars) of my talk given September 23, 2013 at the Fall for the Book literary festival. Titled After the M.F.A. I hosted and brought together George Mason University alums to speak on their post… Continue Reading “After the M.F.A. Panel Discussion at Fall for the Book”

Ever-Expanding Blog Post

::in beta-testing:: An ever-evolving and thought generating list of books read, questions unanswered, and feminist comments rethinking the capacity of a blog post. Thoughts on how to move forward much appreciated! The Books: December 12th: Even Though I Don’t Miss You by Chelsea Martin. A small… Continue Reading “Ever-Expanding Blog Post”

Learning Robert Frost Through Letters and Keepsakes

My search for collected documents from Robert Frost’s past to display for his Literary Birthday Celebration at the Library of Congress began in the Manuscript Division. Most of the pieces chosen for the display came from the large collection gifted to the Library by the Louis Untermeyer family. With reverence,… Continue Reading “Learning Robert Frost Through Letters and Keepsakes”

Friday, April 12, 2013 Will Read For Women Donation Drive

On Friday, April 12th, So to Speak will host our second annual reading drive to benefit the local domestic violence shelter, Bethany House. The reading will feature poetry by Kyle Dargan, Jill Leininger, Mel Nichols, and Kim Roberts, as well as fiction by Nicole Idar. We’d love to have… Continue Reading “Friday, April 12, 2013 Will Read For Women Donation Drive”

27 Beautiful Gifts

AWP Boston was a whirlwind of a weekend! It was an amazing event that my birthday happened right in the middle of it! To celebrate myself I bought, and was given, 27 beautiful literary presents! What amazing people as writers and artists out there!… Continue Reading “27 Beautiful Gifts”

AWP 2013 Feminist Panels Guide!

AWP is an amazing opportunity to overload on all things literature and spoken performance. We are in a ripe environment to make new connections, deepen our levels of understanding, and learn from our favorite authors. AWP is a T-Rexcellent time to get super smart… Continue Reading “AWP 2013 Feminist Panels Guide!”

Saturday, March 9, 2013 AWP So to Speak Off-Site Reading

So to Speak and I would like to invite you to attend the offsite reading we are hosting at this year’s AWP conference!  To celebrate our 21st birthday, we’re hosting a reading on Saturday from 3-5 pm with readings by some of our favorite writers: Danielle Pafunda, Lara Glenum,… Continue Reading “Saturday, March 9, 2013 AWP So to Speak Off-Site Reading”

Sunday, February 17, 2013 Poetry Reading

Sunday, February 17, 2013 Loud Fire GMU Graduate Student Reading Series Epicure Café Fairfax, VA 6pm-8pm Poetry by Sheila McMullin Fiction by Katrina Smith Nonfiction by Kim Ruff I’ll be reading selections from my newest work, and would love to see you there!

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Art Exhibit and Poetry Performance

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Gallery B 7700 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, Maryland “She For Him and His For Her” Performances at 4:30 and 5:30pm By Ceci Cole McInturff, Sheila McMullin, Ethan Millspaugh Click to Download Flyer