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The Citizen-Artist with Sheila McMullin

Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Cost: 
Free

About this Event

Join poet, activist and ASU Alumna Shelia McMullin for her talk "The Citizen-Artist: Creating a Life of Service and Activism," Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Piper Writers House (450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281) at 1 pm.

Drawing on professional and personal experieces, Sheila's talk will explore the balance and interplay of creativity, activism, and the world of work. While this talk is intended for undergraduate students at Arizona State University, all are welcome to attend. Pizza will be available for all guests.

About the Author

Sheila McMullin is author of daughterrarium, winner of the 2016 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize chosen by Daniel Borzutzky. She co-edited the collections Humans of Ballou and The Day Tajon Got Shot from Shout Mouse Press. She volunteers at her local animal rescue, is a youth ally and organizer, and holds an M.F.A. from George Mason University. Find more about her writing, editing, and activism online at www.moonspitpoetry.com.