SFPA April 2021 Round-Up

Another month:

Another batch of items from the membership!


Debby Feo

poem, “Stay Out Of Our Backyard!”, The Fifth Di…, March 2021, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/fifth-di-march-2021

Richard Magahiz

poem, “at Heaven’s gate -“, Failed Haiku 64, April 2021, https://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue64.pdf

Rich Magahiz and John W Sexton

poem, “full hearse,” Uppagus, April 2021, https://uppagus.com/poems/magahiz-sexton-full/

Michael H. Payne

30 poems, #376 – 405, Plague Year Poems: A Poem a Day for the Duration, April 1 – 30, 2021, http://pandora.xepher.net/images/plague.html

T.R. Jones

2 poems, genre, “SpaceXports” & “[spring 2050]”. Scifaikuest, Print, May 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-may-2021

G. Toro

2 poems, “Garden of Earthly Possibilities, Part 1” and “The Cows of Fukushima”, Shoreline of Infinity #21, April 2021, https://www.shorelineofinfinity.com/product/shoreline-of-infinity-21/

David C. Kopaska-Merkel

poem, “The Higher Dimensions,” Black Petals 95, April 2021, https://blackpetalsks.tripod.com/blackpetalsissue72/id71.html

poem, “Coming Back,” Dissections, April 2021, http://www.simegen.com/writers/dissections/Dissections%202021/dissections_page_11.html


poem, Christiansburg Sign War, April 28, 2021, https://www.facebook.com/groups/christiansburgsignwar/permalink/508594686983147/

Juleigh Howard-Hobson

5 poems, genre, “Advice from a Woodcutter’s Daughter”, “Loop”, “Substantiation”, ”No Such Thing as a Free Quantum Electrodynamic”, “How We Figured Out a Way to Skin a Planet-Building Cat”, Eccentric Orbits Vol 2, Dimensionfold Publishing, April 2021, https://dimensionfold.com/catalog/poetry-books/eccentric-orbits/

poem, genre, ”Whui galadrim must ú- mel men” (Why Elves Must Not Love Mortals, translated from the Elvish of Tolkien), Moving Images: Poetry Inspired by Film, Before Your Quiet Eyes Press, April 2021 http://amzn.to/2RaAMTM

Alan Vincent Michaels

triptych haiku, “In a world gone mad,” Unfair: A SciFanSat Microfiction Compilation, Aethereal Engineer, April 25, 2021, https://aetherealengineer.com/2021/04/25/sfs52/

Colleen Anderson

monoku, (pried open), Otoroshi Journal #1, Apr. 2021, https://otoroshijournal.wixsite.com/home/issues

poem, “Midas Touch,” Silver Blade #49, Apr. 2021, https://www.silverblade.net/2021/04/midas-touch/

poem, “Widow’s Lament,” Weird & Whatnot, Apr. 2021, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B092DYF9NQ

poem, “Indecent,” Curiouser #1, Apr. 2021, https://curiousermag.com/store/

poem, “Hand of Fate,” Cosmic Horror Monthly #10, Apr. 2021, https://www.cosmichorrormonthly.com/home/

poem, “Emergent,” Sylvia Magazine, Apr. 2021, http://www.sylviamagazine.com/emergent/

Akua Lezli Hope

reading, ACCUTE Webinar Series: Wreaths for a Wayfarer, April 29, 2021, https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/accute-pandemic-webinar-4-creative-writing-panel-tickets-148016494319

group reading, solo reading, and panel, Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association: A Speculative Poetry Reading followed by Conversations With Speculative Poets, Inspirations Tips and Community: Four poets talk about the inspiration behind their poetry, their writing processes, and the community of speculative poetry, and solo reading, PenguiCon, April 24, 2021, https://2021.penguicon.org/

reading during the launch event, Pensive, A Global Journal of Spirituality and the Arts #2: Black Lives Matter, April 21, 2021, https://northeastern.zoom.us/j/94086342374

solo reading and panel on Editing Speculative Poetry, Flights of Foundry, April 17, 2021, https://flightsoffoundry202113809118.sched.com/ April 17

poem, “Linguicide,” New Verse News, April 2, 2021, https://newversenews.blogspot.com/2021/04/linguicide.html

2 poems,”Transcendent City” and  “Whale Talk,” Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March/April 2021, https://www.sfsite.com/fsf/

Andrea Blythe

2 poems, “Little Ghost” and “The Zenith”, Yes Poetry, April 1, 2021,   https://www.yespoetry.com/news/andrea-blythe-april-2020-poet-of-the-month

Jane Yolen

poem, non genre, “Meet Me At the Well,” Paper Brigade vol.4, Jewish Book Council, April 2021, https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/paper-brigade

E.F. Schraeder

3 poems, “From Ash,” “Saint of Suicide,” “Remembering Jane Doe,” The Sirens Call issue 53, Spring 2021, http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/pdfs/SirensCallEZine_Spring2021.pdf

Robert Frazier

poem, “Relative Distances,” Analog SF&Fact, May/June 2021, https://www.analogsf.com/current-issue/

Mary Soon Lee

poem, “Mythic Book Emporium,” DreamForge Anvil #2, April 2021, https://dreamforge.mywebportal.app/dreamforge/stories/show/mythic-book-emporium-mary-soon-lee

poem, “Alien Armada,” The Future Fire Issue 2021.57, April 2021, http://futurefire.net/2021.57/fiction/alien.html

poem, “How to Weigh Yourself,” Rune 2021, April 2021, https://www.rmu.edu/academics/schools/sihss/rune

Anna Cates

poem, “Orc,” Abyss & Apex 78, April 2021, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2021/04/orc/

haiku, Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue, April 28, 2021, https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doorbell/?fbclid=IwAR3U-2oTobO-WP7zdq9IaWv04TnHfX1tssJFmN9PQXlauLBQh9ESpjMdSGQ

haiku, Stardust Haiku 52, April 2021, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bwqxbhbyQCJyLOynhsHJKZjB6kz034UC/view

3 haiku, World Haiku 17, Cyberwit.net, 2021 https://www.cyberwit.net/publications/1649

haiku, Chrysanthemum 29, Spring 2021, http://www.chrysanthemum-haiku.net/media/Chrysanthemum_29.pdf

3 haiku, Failed Haiku 64, April 2021, http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue64.pdf

1 haiku and 1 senryu, Cattails April 2021, http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/CattailsApril2021.pdf

Ken Poyner

poem, genre, print, “Productive Exile”, Bewildering Stories issue 900, 04/26/2021, http://www.bewilderingstories.com

Lisa Timpf

5 poems, genre, “Atmospheric Traffic Control, 2045,” “Seeing is Believing,” “Canis Futuris,” “Science Senryu,” and “Reverse Universe,” Eccentric Orbits Volume 2, Dimensionfold Publishing, April 2021, https://www.amazon.com/Eccentric-Orbits-Anthology-Science-Fiction/dp/198994020X

Geoffrey A. Landis

poem, “Gravity,” Space & Time No. 140, Spring 2021, https://spaceandtime.net

Robert Borski

poem, “J & H,” Polu Texni, 13 April 2021, http://www.polutexni.com/?p=10779

poem, “Hagstone,” NewMyths, Issue 54, March 2021, https://sites.google.com/a/newmyths.com/nmwebsite/poems/hagstone

Ann K. Schwader

poem, “Red Waking,” Abyss & Apex, April 2021, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2021/04/red-waking/

Linda D. Addison

poem, “Dark Matter is all that Matters,” Red Spring: Curating the End of the World, Part II, is.gd/ninSAI

Lori R. Lopez

poem, genre, online, “Castle Keep”, Aphelion, Issue 260 Volume 25, April 2021, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2021/04/CastleKeep.html

featured poet, author & artist: essay “The Hatty Batty Eccentric”; 5 new poems, “the ghost in the room”, “conspiracy of cats”, “Being Shadowed”, “The starkness of bated breath”, “Deliberatus Mordica”; 5 reprint poems, “Crime Scene Footage”, “Death’s Viper”, “Mirror Image”, “odds and ends”, “The Maw”; poetic excerpt from The Dark Mister Snark, reprint; 13 illustrations for verse in Darkverse:  The Shadow Hours and more genre art, The Sirens Call E-Zine, Issue 53, Spring, April 2021, http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/pdfs/SirensCallEZine_Spring2021.pdf

Gerri Leen

poem, “We Fly,” Utopia Science Fiction, Volume 2 Issue 5, https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/product-page/april-2021-vol-2-issue-5.

2 poems, “Snow Lion (For Tibet)” and “Unrestful (Atama Daibutsu: Hill of the Buddha), Faith Volume 1: USA, The Poet, Spring 2021, https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B092XFBPVL/

Lawrence Schimel

poetry book translation, Niños: Poems for the Lost Children of Chile by María José Ferrada, Eerdmans, March 2021, https://www.eerdmans.com/Products/5567/nios.aspx

poem translation, “Song of the Guardians of the Rainbow” by Ana Tapia, Climbing Lightly Through Forests: A Poetry Anthology Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin, Aqueduct Press, January 2021, http://www.aqueductpress.com/books/978-1-61976-197-1.php

poem translation, “Anchored in Dreams” by Agnès Agboton, Modern Poetry in Translation, Spring 2021, https://modernpoetryintranslation.com/magazine/clean-hands-2021-number-1/

Deborah P Kolodji

e-chapbook, “Tug of a Black Hole,” Title IX Press, https://e7b207b8-f70d-4a2b-9a92-95e280e7fb92.filesusr.com/ugd/8a417d_31b9e61a29aa4a5290d90d02c869f714.pdf

haiku, “a cappella crickets”, The Heron’s Nest Vol XXIII No 1, March 2021, https://www.theheronsnest.com/March2021/haiku-p21.html

haiku, “a ship blocks,” Haikuniverse, April 11, 2021, https://haikuniverse.com/haiku-by-deborah-p-kolodji-11/

haiku, “no welcome mat,” Haiku Dialogue, April 21, 2021, https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doorstep/

haiku, “dog barks,” Haiku Dialogue, April 28, 2021, https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doorbell/

3 haiku, “no Richter Scale,” “bear hibernation,” “house finches,” #FemkuMag, April 2021, https://69b046c2-a7e1-4a9a-9a22-1c70986eaa24.filesusr.com/ugd/f4c0ea_56a9ac6a7a8b4659aca5720ecf8afbc5.pdf

2 haiku, “crystal dish,” “surfside tacos,” Brass Bell, May 2021, http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.com/

haiku, print, “last night’s argument,” First Frost, Spring 2021, https://www.firstfrostpoetry.com/

haibun, print, “Epsilon Lyrae,” Mariposa #44, Spring/Summer 2021, https://www.hpnc.org/mariposa

Deborah P Kolodji & Billie Dee

rengay, “Wildfire,” 1st Place, Haiku Poets of Northern California Rengay Contest, https://www.hpnc.org/2020

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