2021 Rhysling Nominee — Thank you!

I’ve been nominated! More specifically, my poem, “An Offering,” has been nominated for a 2021 Rhysling Award in the category of long poem by the Science Fiction Poetry Association. The nominations are anonymous, so thank you to whoever nominated my poem. One thing this means is that the poem is being republished in the 2021Continue reading “2021 Rhysling Nominee — Thank you!”

2021 Rhysling Awards Eligibility

Hi all, If you are nominating poetry for this year’s Rhysling awards, here are my eligible poems: Short poem  “Chaos Theory: The Butterfly Wings Set” Abridged 0-60: Echoes, Summer 2020, https://www.abridged.zone/echoes-3-chaos-theory-the-butterfly-wings-set Long poem “An Offering” Line of Advance: 2020 Col. Darron L. Wright Memorial Awards, September 2020 https://www.lineofadvance.org/blog/2020/9/21/an-offering

2020 Rhysling Award Winners

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association, of which I am a member, has just announced the winners of the 42nd annual Rhysling Awards for best speculative poems of the year. The winners were selected in two categories, Long Form and ShortForm Poems, which were nominated by the members of the organization. From 67 publications.Continue reading “2020 Rhysling Award Winners”

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”

2018 Rhysling Awards eligibility

I had two poems published in 2017 that are eligible for the 2018 Rhysling Awards, which are awards for speculative poetry. These awards must be nominated by a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (I’m a member, but people can’t nominated their own poems). Eligible in long-poem category: “Instructions for Astronauts,” Mithila ReviewContinue reading “2018 Rhysling Awards eligibility”