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”

New poem: ‘A Shooting Star’ in Eye to the Telescope

Thank you to editor Colleen Anderson and Eye to the Telescope for publishing my haiku in Eye to the Telescope Issue 29: The Dark.  If you click on the link, you can scroll to the end to read it. The poem is much shorter than even this blog post. The poem, by the way, wasContinue reading “New poem: ‘A Shooting Star’ in Eye to the Telescope”

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!”