New poem, ‘Packing Tips for Time Travelers,’ in Mithila Review

It’s an honor that my work — “Packing Tips for Time Travelers” — is in the latest edition of the Mithila Review, No. 15! This is my second poem in this publication, which is out of India. My first work was “Instructions for Astronauts,” which was in Issue 8. The new poem has been selectedContinue reading “New poem, ‘Packing Tips for Time Travelers,’ in Mithila Review”

SFPA announces 2018 Rhysling Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 Rhysling Award winners! These are the best speculative poems of 2017, as voted on by members of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (I am a voting member). This was my first time voting for the awards (and my first time being nominated, for the long poem “Instructions for Astronauts.” I enjoyedContinue reading “SFPA announces 2018 Rhysling Awards”

Thank you, SFPA, for the Rhysling nomination!

My poem “Instructions for Astronauts” has been nominated for a Rhysling Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA)! The poem was originally published in the Mithila Review along with a video produced by Salik Shah that includes my voice reading the poem. The Rhysling nomination means the poem will be published again, thisContinue reading “Thank you, SFPA, for the Rhysling nomination!”

Thank you, Mithila Review!

My new speculative poem, Instructions for Astronauts, appears in the new edition of The Mithila Review! It has also been made into a video. Check it out:   Ajapa Sharma, one of the co-founding editors of the journal, writes in the introduction: When we read Michael Janairo’s submission “Instructions for Astronauts” for this issue, itContinue reading “Thank you, Mithila Review!”