Category: Poetry

Book Review: Arco Iris by Sarah Vap

As soon as I published a review of my dear friend Sarah Vap′s newest poetry collection, Arco Iris (Saturnalia 2012), she comes out with an even newer collection, End of the Sentimental Journal from Neomi Press. Her newest new is for the hardboils and I highly recommend… Continue Reading “Book Review: Arco Iris by Sarah Vap”

Little Book of Poems

I love composing poems on the computer as much as the next person, but today I would like to encourage  turning the screen off (after reading this post of course!), walking away from the electronic world, and return to composing on paper first. See… Continue Reading “Little Book of Poems”

27 Beautiful Gifts

AWP Boston was a whirlwind of a weekend! It was an amazing event that my birthday happened right in the middle of it! To celebrate myself I bought, and was given, 27 beautiful literary presents! What amazing people as writers and artists out there!… Continue Reading “27 Beautiful Gifts”

Saturday, March 9, 2013 AWP So to Speak Off-Site Reading

So to Speak and I would like to invite you to attend the offsite reading we are hosting at this year’s AWP conference!  To celebrate our 21st birthday, we’re hosting a reading on Saturday from 3-5 pm with readings by some of our favorite writers: Danielle Pafunda, Lara Glenum,… Continue Reading “Saturday, March 9, 2013 AWP So to Speak Off-Site Reading”

Sunday, February 17, 2013 Poetry Reading

Sunday, February 17, 2013 Loud Fire GMU Graduate Student Reading Series Epicure Café Fairfax, VA 6pm-8pm Poetry by Sheila McMullin Fiction by Katrina Smith Nonfiction by Kim Ruff I’ll be reading selections from my newest work, and would love to see you there!

“Breathing Color Into Stained Glass Windows”

Because I do not want to come down from my 2013 inaguration high, I add more praise and intepretation to Richard Blanco’s beautiful inauguration poem titled, “One Today” and President Barack Obama‘s lovely and inspirational inaugural address. At the top of the President’s journey… Continue Reading ““Breathing Color Into Stained Glass Windows””