Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

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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

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
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