SFPA May 2021 Round-Up

Another month:

Another listing of stuff SFPA members have made available for purchase and/or reading during May.


Lorraine Schein

2 poems, “The Undersea Crossing Guard” & “After Atlantis,” Mermaids Monthly #4, April 20, 2021, https://mermaidsmonthly.com/2021/04/20/the-undersea-crossing-guard/ & https://mermaidsmonthly.com/2021/04/20/after-atlantis/

Sara Backer

3 poems, “Listening My Way Back”, “When I Can’t See” (online) and “Impossible White Goat” (print), Kenyon Review, May/June 2021, http://www.kenyonreview.org

poem, “At Last, Clarity,” Abyss & Apex, April 2021, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2021/04/at-last-clarity/

Michael H. Payne

31 poems, #406 through 436, Plague Year Poems, A Poem a Day for the Duration, May 1 – 31, 2021, http://pandora.xepher.net/images/plague.html

Deborah L. Davitt

poem, spec, “Totems,” Polu Texni: A Magazine of Many Arts, May 2, 2021. http://www.polutexni.com/?p=10788

Ken Poyner

poem, non-genre, print, “Panic”, Blue Unicorn Vol XLIV Spring 2021, 05/01/2021, https://blueunicorn.org/

poem, non-genre, web, “Portrait”, Sein und Werden, Spring 2021, http://www.kissthewitch.co.uk/seinundwerden/spring21/

Frank Coffman

collection, Eclipse of the Moon, Mind’s Eye Publication, 05/31/21, https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/frank-coffman-and-mutartis-boswell/eclipse-of-the-moon/paperback/product-6kvkqr.html?page=1&pageSize=4

Elizabeth R. McClellan

poem, “A Monstrous Life Well Lived,” Girls Who Love Monsters (2021) https://girls4monsters.square.site/s/shop

Tiffany Morris

poem, “Paqtasultieg”, Uncanny Magazine, May/June 2021, https://uncannymagazine.com/article/paqtasultieg/

Geoffrey A. Landis

poem (reprint), “To Live in Hell,” Robots and Rockets: Potcake Chapbook #9, Sampson Low, UK, May 2021, https://sampsonlow.co/2021/04/21/robots-and-rockets-potcake-chapbook-9/

Michael McCormick

poem (non-genre), “Golden Hour”, Hummingbird, Spring 2021, http://www.hummingbirdpoetry.org/

Monica Louzon

poem, “[fish me out of the water]”, Three Line Poetry, Issue 56, May 2021, https://threelinepoetry.com/issue.php?id=56&issue=56

Richard Magahiz

3 poems, “where jaw,” “don’t think it,” “wind shift,” Heliosparrow Poetry Journal, May 2021, https://heliosparrow.com/2021/05/2550/, https://heliosparrow.com/2021/05/2-45/, https://heliosparrow.com/2021/05/3-41/

Jason Kahler

poem, “In Your Grandfather’s Garage: Moline, Illinois,” The MacGuffin Vol. XXXVII, No. 1, Winter 2021, Schoolcraft College, https://www.schoolcraft.edu/macguffin

Trisha J. Wooldridge

poem, “Bathtub Mary,” Issue 3, 34 ORCHARD, Spring 2021, https://34orchard.com/issues/issue-3/

Mary Soon Lee

poem, reprint, “Thirty-Ninth War Between Innis and Meqing: Commencement,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #48, May 2021,  http://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/?p=3420

poem, “How to Enlist in Andromeda,” Dreams&Nightmares #118, May 2021, http://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/05/050921.html

panel & reading with Wendy Van Camp, Akua Lezli Hope, Vince Gotera + solo reading, Balticon 2021, May 28-31, 2021, https://www.balticon.org/wp55/

John Reinhart

2 poems, “practice” and “write,” Pocket Lint #1, April 2021, Print, https://bywords.ca/newsdb/items/PbkX4rLRmv.htm

Lori R. Lopez

poem, genre, online, “The Cliff”, Aphelion, Issue 261, Volume 25, May 2021, https://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2021/05/Cliff.html

5 poems, genre, online, “The Report”, “The Haggards”, “The Bluster”, “Skin-Deep”, “The Black Fog”, Altered Reality Magazine, Issue 29, May/June 2021, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/the-report-by-lori-r-lopez/, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/the-haggards-by-lori-r-lopez/, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/the-bluster-by-lori-r-lopez/, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/skin-deep-by-lori-r-lopez/, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/the-black-fog-by-lori-r-lopez/

poem, genre, online, “Epic Rain”, Bewildering Stories, Issue 904, May 27, 2021, http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue904/epic_rain.html

Juleigh Howard-Hobson:

poem, non genre, “504th Parachute Infantry 82nd Airborne 3rd Platoon Hill 1205”, As You Were: Military Review, Vol 14 May 31st 2021, https://militaryexperience.org/as-you-were-the-military-review-vol-14/504th-parachute-infantry-82nd-airborne-3rd-platoon-hill-1205/

poem, “I’ll Keep My Ghosts”, reprint, Formal Verse, May 8, 2021, https://formalverse.com/2021/05/08/potcake-poets-choice-juleigh-howard-hobson-ill-keep-my-ghosts/

2 poems, “Don’t Stiff me Spell”, “Practical Advice Regarding Serendipitous Magickal Ingredients”, Coven Poetry Issue 2, May 1, 2021, https://covenpoetry.files.wordpress.com/2021/05/cover-and-content-issue-2-merged.pdf

poem, “Salvage Rights”, reprint, Robots and Rockets, Sampson Low Ltd, April 21, 2021, https://sampsonlow.co/2021/04/21/robots-and-rockets-potcake-chapbook-9/

Herb Kauderer

3 illustrated poems, the first non-genre, “Night Bridge Crossing”, “Becoming Other”, “Pictures”, The Art of Words, Spring 2021, https://www.theartofwordswny.com/copy-of-mark-humphrey

non-genre poem “darkness always comes”, Poetry Quarterly Fall 2000, https://prolificpress.com/bookstore/poetry-quarterly-c-1/poetry-quarterly-fall-2020-p-333.html

3 poems, “metal in the air”, “misdiagnosing the problem”, “victims of experience”, Scifaikuest online May 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/scifaikuest-online-may-2021

4 poems, “working from home”, “numbers touch”, “marital stress relief”, “vicarious stone”, Scifaikuest print May 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-may-2021

poem, “The Elephant in the Poem”, The Buffalo News, 16 May 2021, https://buffalonews.com/

featured reading at The Screening Room, 19 May 2021, https://www.screeningroom.net/

Katherine Quevedo

panel, Bridging Verse and Prose in Speculative Writing, 2021 Nebula Conference Online, June 4, 2021, https://events.sfwa.org/

2 poems, genre, “The Banquet at the Center of the Maze” and “Hooves on Gravel, Like Teeth on Bones,” Coffin Bell, May 5, 2021, https://coffinbell.com/the-banquet-at-the-center-of-the-maze/ and https://coffinbell.com/hooves-on-gravel-like-teeth-on-bones/

Lorraine Schein

poem, “Small Blue Poem, ” Subterranean Blue Poetry, May 2021 ,Vol. IX, Issue 6, https://subterraneanbluepoetry.com/

Linda D. Addison

poem, “The Un-Awakened,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June issue, http://fandsf.com/current.htm

Ann K. Schwader

poetry collection, print, Unquiet Stars, Weird House Press, May 2021, https://www.weirdhousepress.com/product/unquiet-stars/

haiku, non-genre, “pandemic,” tinywords, May 21, 2021,  https://tinywords.com/2021/05/21/34199/

poem, “The Wine of Men,” Sisterhood: Dark Tales & Secret Histories, Chaosium, May 2021, https://www.chaosium.com/sisterhood-dark-tales-and-secret-histories-epub/

Anna Cates

review by Joshua Gage of The Golem & the Nazi, Cemetery Dance, May 12, 2021, https://www.cemeterydance.com/extras/review-golem-and-nazi-anna-cates/

haibun, “Fire & Ice”; haiku sequence, “Feb. 14th Sequence”; and a tanka, Failed Haiku 65, May 2021, http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue65.pdf

3 haiku, Haiku Dialogue, May 5, May 12, and May 19, 2021, https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doorman/ , https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doorknob/, and https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-door-to-door-doormat/

haiku, Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2021, https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/spring-2021

experimental haibun, “Night Journey”, The Other Bunny, May 24, 2021, https://theotherbunny.blog/2021/05/24/night-journey/

Lisa Timpf

poem, genre, “Cryptic,” Polar Borealis Issue 18, May 2021, http://polarborealis.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/POLAR-BOREALIS-18-May-2021.pdf

Wendy Van Camp

poem, “The Last Journey”, Eccentric Orbits 2, Dimensionfold Publishing, April 2021, https://dimensionfold.com/catalog/poetry-books/eccentric-orbits/

interviewed by Anita Stewart, Between the Pages Book Chat, April 10, 2021, https://www.facebook.com/afstewartauthor/videos/1119363751864917/

panel, “Conversations With Speculative Poets”; reading, “SFPA Speculative Poetry Reading”; workshop, “Scifaiku: A Speculative Poetry Workshop”; and solo reading, Penguicon, April 24-25, 2021, https://2021.penguicon.org/

panel, “Conversations with Speculative Poets”; solo reading; reading, “SFPA Speculative Poetry Reading”; and host, “Balticon Poetry Open-Mic”, Balticon, May 28th-30th, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZrbBOe4_Q8 & https://schedule.balticon.org/

review of “The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection”, TheWriteBrooke Instagram Book Reviews, May 31, 2021, https://www.instagram.com/p/CPjb3EklcTe/?fbclid=IwAR2AnhjCxQRktqf2VhpCTLkqFniJDfTC8aYjR9cDF7cALZ6byHBz0U99hNY

Colleen Anderson

poem, “Lessons in Spellcasting,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #48, May 2021, http://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/?p=3406

3 poems, “Family Photo,” “Black Dogs,” & “My Shroud,” Transition Magazine Spring 2021, https://sk.cmha.ca/documents/transition-magazine/

haiku, non-genre, ripples in water, 50 Haikus, May 2021, https://prolificpress.com/bookstore/50-haikus-c-5/50-haikus-issue-17-p-337.html

poem, “Magic Carpet,” Fantasy Magazine #68, Jun 2021, https://www.fantasy-magazine.com/new/admin/new-issues/june-2021-issue-68/

Timothy P Flynn 

poem, “Beauty of the Beast”, Scifaikuest, Hiraeth Publishing , May 2021, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-may-2021

Lynne Sargent

poem, “Internal Microclimates,” Polar Borealis, Issue 18, May 2021, page 41. http://polarborealis.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/POLAR-BOREALIS-18-May-2021.pdf

Alan Vincent Michaels

haiku, “Humanity’s greed,” Similarity: A SciFanSat Microfiction Compilation, Aethereal Engineer, May 2, 2021, https://aetherealengineer.com/2021/05/02/sfs53/

haiku, “call me old fashioned,” Design: A SciFanSat Microfiction Compilation, Aethereal Engineer, May 30, 2021, https://aetherealengineer.com/2021/05/30/sfs57/

Vince Gotera

poem (fantasy/horror), “A Soldier Writes His Wife,” Ribbons 16.2, Summer 2020, http://tankasocietyofamerica.org

3 poems, “Bedridden Aunt Returns in Spirit,” “writer’s block,” & “Dream Life,” Marsh Hawk Review, Spring 2021, https://marshhawkpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/MH-Review-Spring-2021.pdf

poem (non-genre), “How to Write a Sestina,” Silver Birch Press, 26 March 2021, https://silverbirchpress.wordpress.com/2021/03/26/how-to-write-a-sestina-by-vince-gotera-how-to-series/

poem (fantasy), “The Moon, Always Waiting, Speaks,” Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 23 April 2021, https://www.facebook.com/crmuseumofart/posts/10158169921160897

poem (non-genre), “On Grant Wood’s January,” Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 27 April 2021, https://www.facebook.com/crmuseumofart/posts/10158178329595897

poem (non-genre), “The Chickens Wise Up the Whippersnapper,” Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 28 April 2021, https://www.facebook.com/crmuseumofart/posts/10158180242885897

4 poems (non-genre), “Childhood,” “Free Ride,” “The Front Door,” and “Doggie Diner, Geary and Arguello, 1969,” Fog and Light: San Francisco through the Eyes of the Poets Who Live Here, edited by Diane Frank, Blue Light Press, May 2021, http://www.bluelightpress.com

3 poems (non-genre), “Blue Bravura,” “For Dillon and Breen,” and “Looking Forward to the Good Old Days,” Conestoga Zen, edited by Rustin Larson, March 2021, https://www.facebook.com/Conestoga-Zen-Press-426751207419802/

poetry reading and panel, “Kapwa: History, Legacy and Building Community,” 19 May 2021 (online), with Eileen Tabios, Kirby Araullo, Leny Strobel, and Aileen Cassinetto, sponsored by Daly City Public Library, https://www.facebook.com/DalyCityLibrary/videos/1984762181677080

poetry panel, “Conversations with Speculative Poets: Inspiration, Tips, and Community,” Penguicon, 24 April 2021, with Wendy Van Camp, Akua Lezli Hope, and Kimberly Nugent, https://2021.penguicon.org

poetry panel, “Conversations with Speculative Poets,” Balticon, 28 May 2021, with Wendy Van Camp, Akua Lezli Hope, and Mary Soon Lee, https://www.balticon.org, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZrbBOe4_Q8

poetry reading, “Vince Gotera,” Balticon, 29 May 2021, https://www.balticon.org, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyKL_1txnp8

poetry reading, “SFPA: A Speculative Poetry Reading,” Balticon, 29 May 2021, with Wendy Van Camp, Akua Lezli Hope, and Mary Soon Lee, https://www.balticon.org

poetry reading, “Aeolian Harp Volume 6 Reading,” 15 April 2021, with Alexis Rhone Fancher, Vince Gotera, Meg Harris, Mary Barbara Moore, and Robbi Nester, Glass Lyre Press, http://glasslyrepress.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/3698931950230316, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLNGj3yiqWI

Lawrence Schimel

poetry book translation, Desert Memory by Jeannette L. Clariond, Fomite Press, https://www.fomitepress.com/desert-memory.html

poem translations, “Mens Department” and “Faggot” by Ángelo Néstore, in Foglifter, Vol 6, Issue 1, https://foglifterjournal.com/product/foglifter-journal-volume-6-issue-1/


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