Welcome to the new year! I’m sure we’ve all heard and some of us have made resolutions. Let’s get those resolutions to multitask. Choose your favorite character or persona–one you’ve created or one you enjoy from a book, show, movie, play, or game. Let that voice be your poem’s speaker, and pour out those yearly […]
Fairy tale time! Think about any of the following scenarios: What happens after Cinderella marries the prince? What happens to the dwarves after Snow White awakes ? What happens when Rapunzel cuts her hair? Now choose one of the forms below: Petrarchan sonnet Pantoum Villanelle Now go write your poem. Feel free to share your […]
Introducing the SFPA’s new Treasurer – AJ Odasso
Did you know the Science Fiction & Poetry Association has T-Shirts??? Well we do!!! And they’re ON SALE!!! In an effort to make room for an anticipated 40th Anniversary T-SHIRT REDESIGN, we are selling off our back stock t-shirt inventory for the low low price of $10.00 USD!! Cost includes free shipping* to anywhere in […]
The 2017 Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) Poetry Contest opens today! This contest is open to all poets, including non-members of the SFPA. Poets may enter in three categories: Dwarf (poems 1–10 lines [prose poems 0–100 words]) Short (11–49 lines [prose poems 101–499 words]) Long (50 lines and more [prose poems 500+ words]) All sub-genres of speculative poetry […]
2017 Rhysling Poets’ Showcase #20
2017 Rhysling Poets’ Showcase #18 – the poets behind the poems.
2017 Rhysling Showcase #17
Welcome to this, the 16th in our 2017 Rhysling Poets’ Showcase series. Today it is our privilege to introduce six more fantastic poets whose Rhysling-nominated poems you can read in this year’s Rhysling Anthology. If you are a member of the SFPA, you will receive a print copy of that anthology, if you haven’t already. […]
Series showcasing the poets behind the poems in the 2017 Rhysling Anthology.