Category: Poetry

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 go to GODDESSMODE SUBMISSIONS. Cool Skull Press is gathering poems, stories, and writing about video… Continue Reading “Into Goddessmode | Feminist Video Game Zine”

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 and startling images of multi-pedal insects. She even went on to speak about her… Continue Reading “Quiet Project in a Noisy Landscape: Celebrating YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women’s Relaunch”

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, acclaimed author of 8 poetry collections, several books of translations, and essays, and educator,… Continue Reading “Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising”

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 the Poem-a-Day series. Today on VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, I celebrate Poem-a-Day! “Spotlighting… Continue Reading “Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts”

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 understand one day I will die too. How much to fight, how much to become… Continue Reading “Moon Spit | A Poem”

Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG

This Saturday, September 27, from 6:00pm-8:00pm I will be reading at the Waterbear Reading Series at One More Page Books, 2200 N Westmoreland Street #101 Arlington, VA 22213, hosted by the terrific An Tran! Please join me for a lovely evening of books, poetry, fiction,… Continue Reading “Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG”

Half a Pill | A Poem

Half a Pill   The day woke up with a (*) not a star, but a satellite. We drove through New Mexico; yes   We saw the adobe cliff dwellings; no   You were leaving home; yes   Someone was running away; sure  … Continue Reading “Half a Pill | A Poem”

Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!

The Fem has arrived! With new content rolling in every Thursday, The Fem is a feminist online literary magazine “created in Summer 2014 by writer/feminist duo Autumn Jaye Spriggs and Rachel C. Lewis. They wanted writing that could be sexy without being objectifying, heartbreaking without being misogynistic, and that… Continue Reading “Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!”

Misery Grows in Bunches: A Poem

Misery Grows in Bunches A lion is a lion because his fur matches the desert. There are antelope and zebra near; he has a mane, claws, he roars; he is a lion. When Adam named these creatures he should have named them all black.… Continue Reading “Misery Grows in Bunches: A Poem”

Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN

Join me tomorrow for a night of poetry and prose at the Three Tents Reading Series hosted by Big Lucks. We’ll be reading at the Petworth Citizen at 829 Upshur St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011 tomorrow night, August 2, at 7:00PM. Readers include… Continue Reading “Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN”

Like Water: A Poem

Originally published in ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Volume 3, this poem hinges on the mystic understandings of a daughter and the generations preceding her. Like Water Thyme, garlic, and rosemary sprigs boil in water. Mint leaves float on rounded aureoles. … Continue Reading “Like Water: A Poem”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine

A particularly fun spotlight to write, I spoke with Editor-in-Chief Laura E. Davis from Weave Magazine about Weave‘s commitment to feminism and representing a diverse span of writers. To read the article in full, please visit VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Spotlight On! “Now in its sixth year… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine”

Language’s Tag-Along: An Interview with Poet Diane Raptosh

The following interview was conducted over email by Sheila McMullin and originally published in ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Spring 2014 Issue. To buy a copy of the issue and support women in the arts, please visit http://www.roarmagazine.org. Reprinted here… Continue Reading “Language’s Tag-Along: An Interview with Poet Diane Raptosh”

2014 Spring Issue of ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Now Available!

  I am proud to announce the release of ROAR‘s newest issue now available for purchase! Particularly exciting for me, this issue marks my second major contribution to ROAR– the first being in 2013 when they published my poem “Like Water” and the second being my inclusion… Continue Reading “2014 Spring Issue of ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Now Available!”