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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

August 26, 2019

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

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, … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Poems in Honor of the Full Blue Blood Moon

Moon Spit I walk the ocean its total expanse over every wave and riptide oil platform and sunken ship choked gull and diving whale filled with silver dagger moonlight         … Continue reading

January 31, 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

An Evening of Poetry in San Diego

Non-Standard Lit Presents: An Evening of Poetry at Verbatim Books in North Park featuring Jaimie Gusman and myself! 8:00pm 3793 30TH STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92104 I’ll be reading from daughterrarium and … Continue reading

August 21, 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

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

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