Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

MoonSpit Poetry of Insights, Resources, Activism, and Art

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

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

ROAR Magazine: Journal of the Literary Art by Women Open for Submissions!

For the past few years I have been involved in the ROAR Magazine universe. First as a contributor with my poem “Like Water” in the Spring 2013 issue, then as a … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday, The Inner Loop!

On April 1, 2014 I was honored to read at The Inner Loop’s inaugural reading event. It’s been a year, and tonight we are celebrating TIL’s first birthday with more readings … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

SUBMIT! 2015 District Lit Poetry Contest Judged by Sarah Vap

In the beginning of 2015 I joined the District Lit team as Outreach and Communications Coordinator with the mission to help build an ever inclusive and diverse online community. In … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Into Goddessmode | Feminist Video Game Zine

Friends, feminists, nerds. Cool Skull Press, a micropress publishing “limited-run chapbooks that are funny and engage with pop culture, video games, glitch art, etc.” is open for submissions! For all the information … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quiet Project in a Noisy Landscape: Celebrating YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women’s Relaunch

Publishing with Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women reinvigorated my artist’s spirit. In the December 2012 issue, Stephenie Foster accompanied three on my poems with bright … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising

Everything obeyed our laws and we just went on self-improving till a window gave us pause and there the outside world was, moving. –Heather McHugh, Glass House Heather McHugh, MacArthur Genius, … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

We can change the online community to be a safer and more inclusive and empathetic space. The Academy of American Poets is working toward this goal through poetry and publishing … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Moon Spit | A Poem

First appearing in Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective this website’s namesake traverses the paradoxical despair and praise of revolving tides, unending changes, changes that are not different. Coping with death is to … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

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