Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

MoonSpit Poetry of Insights, Resources, Activism, and Art

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

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

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Need You More Than Ever

In Sarah Vap’s newest, The End of the Sentimental Journey, a vivisection of language, gender, and poetics, she writes at one point about the severing of a dog’s vocal cords during scientific … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Natasha Trethewey To Give Final Lecture As U.S. Poet Laureate Tonight

During my time at the Poetry and Literature Center in the Library of Congress I had the honor of working with Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Natasha Trethewey. I remember … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Poetry Micro-Review: Green-Wood by Allison Cobb

Allison Cobb has been celebrated for blending research and story with poetic perception and exposing political inequity to address failing issues of environmental protection. Through insightful and juxtapositional revealing of … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inner Loop Launch Event, April 1, 2014

A new multi-genre reading series has come to Washington, DC!  The Inner Loop: A Literary Reading Series, founded by two Sarah Lawrence College MFA program graduates, will celebrate their arrival with … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some Last Words as Poetry and Blog Editor for So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art

The following post first appeared on So to Speak blog.  I don’t have a firm definition of feminism. I have an emotional understanding. Feminism as a verb, noun, adjective, with a … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ever-Expanding Blog Post

::in beta-testing:: An ever-evolving and thought generating list of books read, questions unanswered, and feminist comments rethinking the capacity of a blog post. Thoughts on how to move forward much … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

Learning Robert Frost Through Letters and Keepsakes

My search for collected documents from Robert Frost’s past to display for his Literary Birthday Celebration at the Library of Congress began in the Manuscript Division. Most of the pieces chosen for the display … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

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