Category: Poetry

Summer Writing Workshops

Through the thick and thin of last and this year, I hope you have been held in comfort and community. Felt the permission to mourn what needs to be mourned and found any excuse to celebrate joys that continue to happen in between. As… Continue Reading “Summer Writing Workshops”

Handmade Prayer Paper

Handmade Prayer Paper

Mindfulness for Writers

Connected to Earth A gentle, restorative 6-minute guided meditation with excerpt of Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” and writing prompt. Meditation, Writing Prompt, and Voice: Sheila McMullin Poem: Excerpt of “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman Video Clips: Pexels Background music: https://www.FesliyanStudios.com

Spring Classes at Los Angeles County Parks *Virtual*!

Stoneview Nature Center in Culver City, CA is an urban sanctuary of gardening magic and home to all sorts of critters with a belief that people deserve free access to beautiful outdoor spaces. As part of Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation’s… Continue Reading “Spring Classes at Los Angeles County Parks *Virtual*!”

Poetry and Meditation Anthology

For the Winter 2021 season at Stoneview Nature Center, I facilitated a 7-week Poetry & Meditation Workshop for writers looking to explore poetic form, write original works, and infuse their meditation practice with the delights of poetry. During the pandemic, writers met weekly online… Continue Reading “Poetry and Meditation Anthology”

Registration Open! Poetry & Meditation Workshop

Stoneview Nature Center in Culver City, CA is an urban sanctuary of gardening magic, home to all sorts of critters, they keep a commitment to clean Los Angeles’ water through it watershed and a belief that people deserve free access to beautiful outdoor spaces.… Continue Reading “Registration Open! Poetry & Meditation Workshop”

Contemporary Irish Arts Center Los Angeles Presents Micro Moments: Artists Living Through the COVID-19 Crisis

CIACLA’s Micro Moments are a short series of creative activations by Artists living across Ireland and the USA. These artists were invited to record a short public performance of creative activism: A moment of artistry and inspiration to capture their practice, opinions or creative… Continue Reading “Contemporary Irish Arts Center Los Angeles Presents Micro Moments: Artists Living Through the COVID-19 Crisis”

Fire Hydrant Reading Series #7 Ft: Sheila McMullin and Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

  Poetry and reading by Sheila McMullin and Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers for the Fire Hydrant Reading Series co-hosted by Kristi M. Carter and Alan Blair

From the archives | “Kingman Island, Anacostia Watershed” Video Poem

Poetry and reading by: Sheila McMullin Cinematography by: Krysta Schlyer and Michael O. Snyder Created by: Courtney L. Sexton and Michael O. Snyder

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 than 550 independent bookstores in 49 states for author appearances and other in-store events.… Continue Reading “NANOPEDIA by Charles Jensen and daughterarrium on Independent Bookstore Day!”

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 the clear view of terrifying world we have made and the beautiful, lyrical song… Continue Reading “Launch Party of After the Tour by Jenny Minniti-Shippey”

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 of short, italicized lines without titles. How did you arrive at this structure? I… Continue Reading “Interview by Penelope Jeanne Brannen on daughterrarium”

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 Open Book Poetry Competition; the winner will receive $1,000, publication, and a standard royalty… Continue Reading “CSU Poetry Center 2019 Open Book Competition Now Open!”

Year of the Anacostia River

100 years ago, the Anacostia River corridor in Washington, DC and Maryland was preserved as park land by Congress on August 31, 1918. To celebrate the Year of the Anacostia and #MakeWaves, I’m reposting my poetry video of “Kingman Island, Anacostia Watershed” made in collaboration with… Continue Reading “Year of the Anacostia River”