As part of our continuing 40th anniversary celebrations, Eye to the Telescope 28, Time, will be edited by Holly Lyn Walrath.
For this issue, our guest editor seeks poems about “time travel, time machines, time lords, history-hopping, alternate timelines, clocks, white rabbits, the quotidian, and odes to years past and future. Send poems that cover a single life in a few lines, broad interpretations of the theme such as characters who have little time or eternity to live, or quantum theory and continuums. Any genre or form, writers of all backgrounds encouraged to submit.”
Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “ETTT sub:” followed by the poet’s name. Submit 1–5 poems in English (in body of email or attached as .rtf). Include a short bio. Deadline: March 15, 2018. The issue will appear on April 15, 2018. Accepted poems will be paid for at the following rate: US 3¢/word rounded to nearest dollar; minimum US $3, maximum $25. Additional instructions and notes can be found here.
Holly Lyn Walrath is a writer of poetry, nonfiction, criticism, and speculative (flash) fiction (and other things). In another age, Walrath attended UT Austin (B.A. in English) and DU (M.L.A. in Creative Writing). Her work has appeared in places (above). Walrath is into abstractionism, geekery, self-aggrandizing statements, feminism, dystopia, and cats (among others). You can visit her online at http://www.hlwalrath.com
Now in its 7th year, Eye to the Telescope, a quarterly online journal of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association. Its editors are selected by the current SFPA president and change with each issue; as a result, editorial policies change with each issue as well. You can view past issues here. Previous guest editors have included Brian Garrison, Joanne Merriam, Tim Jones, Lawrence Schimel, and Stephanie M. Wytovich.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association was established in 1978 by Suzette Haden-Elgin and has an international membership of over 300 poets representing over 19 nations and cultures including United States, Italy, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France, Spain, Israel, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association publishes two journals: Star*Line and Eye to the Telescope. It oversees three major literary awards for poetry: The Rhyslings, the Dwarf Stars, and the Elgin Awards. It also conducts an annual science fiction poetry contest and other special events and gatherings. Further, the SFPA also provide resources for emerging and established poets seeking professional publication and networking opportunities.