SFPA January 2021 Round-Up

          First Round-Up of the New Year! So if you’d like to see what the membership’s been getting up to lately, this is the place!


Lorraine Schein

poem, “Persephone,” Eternal Haunted Summer, Winter 2020, https://eternalhauntedsummer.com/issues/winter-solstice-2020/persephone/

poem, “The Fairy Pyre, ” The Periodical, Forlorn Vol 1 Issue 1, https://www.periodicalforlorn.com/artifacts-of-the-forest

David C. Kopaska-Merkel

poem, “The Successful Suitor Will…”, Mirror Dance, Autumn 2020, http://www.mirrordancefantasy.com/2021/01/the-successful-suitor-will.html

editor, Dreams and Nightmares 117, January 2021, jopnquog@gmail.com, http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2020/12/122720c.html

Robert Frazier

poem, “Within You And Without You,” Asimov’s SF, Jan./Feb. 2021, https://www.asimovs.com/current-issue/poetry/

poem, “The Rains on Venus,” Dreams & Nightmares #117, Jan. 2021, http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2020/12/122720c.html

Michael H. Payne

31 poems, #286 – 316, Plague Year Poems: A Poem A Day for the Duration, January 1 – 31, 2021, http://pandora.xepher.net/images/plague.html

Colleen Anderson

poem, “What Goldilocks Learned,” American Diversity Report, Jan. 2021, https://adrpoetry.com/winter2021/january2021/what-goldilocks-learned-by-colleen-anderson/?fbclid=IwAR0C9w_3Fl-wg3vLv88_yyaeYYCbH63Z-gzk3JmdGVdPlf_Pm5vkR7NWulI

2 poems, “In Feline Grace,” “Offering,” Illumen, Winter 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/illumen-winter-2021-edited-by-tyree-campbell

Beatriz F. Fernandez

poem and poetry podcast, “The Time Tourist/El Turista del Tiempo,” Strange Horizons, January 25, 2021, http://strangehorizons.com/poetry/the-time-tourist-el-turista-del-tiempo/ and http://strangehorizons.com/podcasts/podcast-the-time-tourist-el-turista-del-tiempo/

poem reading, “Emily Brontë Addresses Her Creation,” Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 18-23, 2021, https://youtu.be/E6LgyWrz8Ek

Jane Yolen

poem, “Shoes, Holocaust Museum,” 101 Jewish Poems for the Third Millemium, Ashland Poetry Press, Jan 2021, https://www.ashlandpoetrypress.com/online-catalog/other-books/101-jewish-poems-for-the-third-millennium

Lauren McBride

poem, “from the ground,” Dreams and Nightmares Issue 116, Oct 2020, http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2020/08/083020.html

poem, “Explorer’s Regrets, Silver Blade, Issue 48, Winter 2020, https://www.silverblade.net/2020/11/explorers-regrets/

K. Ceres Wright

poem, “Erstwhile Ramelon,” FIYAH Literary Magazine, Winter 2021,  https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/issues/issue-17/

Anna Cates

poem, “The Skunk Ape,” The Other Bunny, Jan. 18, 2021, https://theotherbunny.blog/2021/01/18/the-skunk-ape/

poem, “Oktoberfest,” The Other Bunny, Jan. 25, 2021, https://theotherbunny.blog/2021/01/25/oktoberfest/

2 poems, “The Cure” and “Long Drive Home,” Femku 28, Jan 2021, https://69b046c2-a7e1-4a9a-9a22-1c70986eaa24.filesusr.com/ugd/f4c0ea_19e4023afcf9400a8a0631bd6118ac1a.pdf

poem, “Love in the Time of Covid,” Open: Journal of Arts & Letters, Jan 5, 2021, https://ojalart.com/mixed-forms-haibunanna-cateslove-in-the-time-of-covid/

Gene Twaronite

poem, “A Street Named Wherever,” Burningword Literary Journal, Jan. 2021,  https://burningword.com/2021/01/a-street-named-wherever/

poem, “Be Safe,” Open: A Journal of Arts & Letters, Jan. 2021, https://ojalart.com/poetry-all-forms-stylesfeatured-series-prose-poetry2020-theme-a-lovers-complaintgene-twaronitebe-safe/

Jake Tringali

ongoing podcast, “Outskirts Poetry Podcast”, all major podcast platforms, started Jan 2021, outskirtspoetry.com

Akua Lezli Hope

poem, “people are the source”,  Haikuniverse, January 24, 2021 https://haikuniverse.com/haiku-by-akua-lezli-hope-2/ 

2 poems, “Paradigm Shift” & “Faced the Final Curtain”, SoFi Zine #8, December 29, 2020 https://sofizine.com/latest-edition/

Cindy O’Quinn 

poem, “When She Visits”, Gothic Blue Book VI: A Krampus Carol, Burial Day Books, Oct 2020, https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1735693626/

poem, “Bitten”, Space & Time Magazine Issue 139, https://www.amazon.com/Space-Winter-Angela-Yuriko-Smith/dp/B08RL67X9S

6 poems “Mountain” “Popping Thoughts” “Wake” “Mountain Tic” “The Lamenter” & “A Dreadful Grin”, Shelved: Appalachian Resilience Amid Covid-19, Mountain Gap Books, Dec 2020, https://www.amazon.com/Shelved-Appalachian-Resilience-Amid-COVID-19/dp/1732972028/

Brian Hugenbruch

poem, “On brutal wing,” Apparition Literary Magazine, Issue #13 (“Justice”), January 2021, https://apparitionlit.com/issues/


Deborah L. Davitt

poem, spec, “Feeding the Dead,” Polu Texni: A Magazine of Many Arts, January 10, 2021, http://www.polutexni.com/?p=10747

M. C. Aster

poem, genre/print, “The Minotaur’s Dilemma”, Phantom Drift Issue #10, 2020, https://www.phantomdrift.org/copy-of-preorder-pd9

Gerri Leen

poem, “Fetch,” Departure Mirror, Issue 2, 2021, http://departuremirror.com/issue-2/

2 poems, non-speculative, “The Pretty Way” and “What Did I Tell You?”, Childhood Anthology, Volume 1: USA, January 2021, https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08SPKR4CJ/

John Reinhart

poem. “Cardboard Universe,” Aethlon, Winter 2021 #37.1, Sports Literature Association, https://tmorris.utasites.cloud/sla/aethlon.html

Elizabeth R. McClellan

poem, “Field Notes, Found Later,” Chrome Baby, January 31, 2021, https://www.robindunn.com/bairn98.html

poem, “Alecto Chats on Her Smoke Break,” Apparition Lit, Issue 13: Justice, January 2021, https://apparitionlit.com/alecto-chats-on-her-smoke-break/

Juleigh Howard-Hobson

2 poems (1 genre, one not), “Garden Ghost” and “The Funeral”, The Orchards, Winter 2020, January 11, 2021, https://orchardspoetrycom.files.wordpress.com/2021/01/orchards-winter-2020-jan-11b-online-version.docx-2.pdf

poem, genre, “The Delicate Art of Cursing with Poppets”, Wretched Creations Magazine Issue 1, January 1, 2021, https://wretchedcreationsm.wixsite.com/wcmagazine/post/the-delicate-art-of-cursing-with-poppets

Richard Magahiz and John W Sexton

poem, “darwin cyclone”, Dreams and Nightmares 117, January 2021, http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2020/12/122720c.html

Mary Soon Lee

poem, “The Middle Kingdom,” Polu Texni, 1/2021, http://www.polutexni.com/?p=10750

poem, “How to Colonise Venus,” Andromeda Spaceways #81, December 2020, https://andromedaspaceways.com/product/asm-81/

poem, “The Reaper’s Cat,” Mirror Dance, Autumn 2020, http://www.mirrordancefantasy.com/2021/01/the-reapers-cat.html

poem, “Brighton,” mainstream, Constellations, Volume 10: Synthesis, Fall 2020, http://www.constellations-lit.com/issues/vol10.html

Lynne Sargent

poem, “The Risk of Embarking,” The Future Fire, January 2021, http://futurefire.net/2021.56/fiction/risk.html

poem, “Lessons from Mother,” Climbing Lightly Through Forests, Aqueduct Press, January 29th 2021, http://www.aqueductpress.com/books/978-1-61976-197-1.php

Sara Backer

one-hour workshop on empathy in writing, Sat. Feb 20, 2021, 11:00 AM PST/2:00 PM EST during the “Let’s Write” virtual event with Judith Arcana, Lisa Baldwin, Kaci Elder, and Jason Graham, $35 to $55 for the whole day, $20 student rate, https://southernoregonguild.org/news-events/event-calendar/educational-inspiration/123-let-s-write-this-time-it-s-virtual.html

poem, “Things in a Cup, Things on a Spoon,” Mojo Issue 18, January 2021, http://mikrokosmosjournal.com/2021/01/things-in-a-cup-things-on-a-spoon-sara-backer/

poem, “History,” The Pedestal Magazine, Issue #87. https://www.thepedestalmagazine.com/sara-backer-history/

Lisa Timpf

poem, genre, [snowstorm on Titan], Frozen Wavelets, Issue 5, December, 2020, https://frozenwavelets.com/issue-5/

Lori R. Lopez

song, video, “The Fairyflies – Children Without Innocence”, YouTube, January 18, 2021, https://youtu.be/KyPOU4gz1ZE

2 poems, genre, “Smile” and “Delivery”, Illumen Magazine, Winter Issue, January 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/illumen-winter-2021-edited-by-tyree-campbell

2 poems, genre, print, “Infectious” and “The Whistle Stop”, Impspired Magazine, Volume Four, January 2021, https://www.amazon.com/dp/1914130049

Barun Saha

poem, [sickle moon], Horror Senryu Journal, January 27, 2021, https://twitter.com/horrorsenryu/status/1354376828295782407

Geoffrey A. Landis

poem, “The Forest, in the Full of the Moon”, New Myths, No. 53, Dec. 2020, https://sites.google.com/a/newmyths.com/nmwebsite/past-issues/2020/issue-53

Lela E. Buis

poem, “Starman Drives,” 2nd place in the January 2021 Poetry Society of Tennessee ghazal contest, https://www.poetrytennessee.org/uploads/1/2/4/7/124779620/january_news_pst_.pdf

Alan Vincent Michaels

poem, “Our wild race to mars,” Comfort: A SciFanSat Microfiction Compilation, Aethereal Engineer, January 31, 2021, https://aetherealengineer.com/2021/01/31/sfs40/

poem, “I am your vessel,” Arrange: A SciFanSat Microfiction Compilation, Aethereal Engineer, January 16, 2021, https://aetherealengineer.com/2021/01/16/sfs37/

10 poems, “foggy”, “swept”, “fragments”, “entanglements”, “becoming”, “cautiously”, “jailbird”, “seafarer”, “hostage”, “glisten”, Poetry in 13: Volume Three, December 28, 2020, https://www.amazon.com/Poetry-13-Scott-Christopher-Beebe/dp/B08RGVSTLD/

Morgan L. Ventura

poem, “Extinction No. 6,” Augur Magazine 3.2, December 2020, http://www.augurmag.com/augur-issue-3-2/

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