SFPA April 2022 Round-Up

A quick glance backwards to see what the members of SFPA got up to during April, then it’s on into May!


Betsy Aoki

collection, Breakpoint, Tebot Bach, March 2022, https://www.spdbooks.org/Products/9781939678959/breakpoint.aspx

Adele Gardner

poem, genre, electronic, “The Hook,” Penumbric Speculative Fiction Mag, April 2k22, vol. v, issue 6, https://www.penumbric.com/currentissue/cover.html

poem, genre, electronic, “Time Crime,” Kaleidotrope, Winter 2022, https://kaleidotrope.net/archives-2/winter-2022/

poem, genre, print, “Ariadne Threads the Labyrinth,” Dreams & Nightmares 120, Jan. 2022, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/12/121221b.html

Angela Acosta

poem, “Primer sorbo de zumo de naranja,” Toyon Multilingual Literary Magazine, Humboldt State University, vol. 68, Spring 2022, https://digitalcommons.humboldt.edu/toyon/vol68/iss1/21/

poem, “Best Seller,” Paper Lanterns: The Teen and Young Adult Literary Journal, Arts Council Ireland, Issue 8, Spring 2022, https://paperlanternslit.com/product/paper-lanterns-issue-8/

2 poems, “Terran Born”, “Visitor”, Altered Reality Magazine: Speculative Fiction and Poetry, April 2022, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/poets/meet-angela-acosta/

poem, “Her Morphology,” Mien Magazine, Issue 1, April 2022, https://mienmagazine.wixsite.com/mienliterarymagazine/her-morphology

Lorraine Schein

2 poems, “The Violet Fairy Book” and “Rhiannon,” Subterrranean Blue, April 22, https://subterraneanbluepoetry.com/SubterraneanBluePoetry.CurrentIssue.html

Emma J. Gibbon

poem, “Lady Frankenstein,” Northern Frights: The Journal of Horror Writers of Maine 3.3 / End of Winter ’22: woman, ARGH! Press, March 7th, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Northern-Frights-Journal-Horror-Writers/dp/B09WLZJ94N/

poem, “Bone Key,” Under Her Skin (A Women in Horror Poetry Collection 1), Black Spot Books, April 5th, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Under-Her-Skin-Toni-Miller/dp/1645480445/

David C. Kopaska-Merkel

editor, print and PDF magazine, Dreams and Nightmares 120, January 2022, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/12/121221b.html

poem, “red giant sun,” (translated into Dutch), Speculatief 1.1, May 2022, https://speculatief.be/

Michael H. Payne

2 poems, #1668 & #1670, Terebinth, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220411.html & http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220425.html

Terry A. Garey

chapbook, The Cat Star and other poems, Crumbfairy Press, Spring 2022, available directly from publisher Ruth Berman, berma005@umn.edu

Roger Dutcher

poem, genre, “Home”, Alba #37, Winter 2022, http://www.ravennapress.com/alba/

Brian Hugenbruch

poem, “She belongs to the city”, Abyss & Apex #82, April 2022, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2022/03/she-belongs-to-the-city/

Lori R. Lopez

3 poems, genre, “The Creeping Tide”, “Napalm”, and “Undercurrents”, Impspired Magazine, Issue 16, April 2022, https://impspired.com/2022/04/01/lori-r-lopez-4

poem, genre, “Miscreant”, Aphelion Webzine, April 2022, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2022/04/Miscreant.html

2 poems, genre, “The Ballad Of Lizzie Borden” and “Chair”, The Horror Zine, Summer Print Anthology, April 24, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736637649, Kindle Edition, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09YQCTZLH

Richard Magahiz

3 poems, genre, “A shard of ice,” “Dance at cosmic end,” “Antikythera issues a statement,”  Eccentric Orbits anthology 3, https://dimensionfold.com/catalog/poetry-books/eccentric-orbits/

Katherine Quevedo

poem, reprint, non-genre, “Sea Grass Supplication,” The Hyacinth Review, April 27, 2022, https://hyacinthreview.org/katherine-quevedo-sea-grass-supplication/

Lisa Timpf

poem, non-spec, “First Canoe Trip,” Parks and Points Poetry 2022, https://www.parksandpoints.com/poetry-2022-/first-canoe-trip

Colleen Anderson

poem, “Gargoyles,” Gargoylicon 1.1, Mind’s Eye Publishing, Apr. 2022, https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/frank-coffman/the-gargoylicon/paperback/product-ny4nwv.html?page=1&pageSize=4

Anna Cates

3 haiku, World Haiku #18, 2022, https://www.cyberwit.net/

senryu & haibun, Cattails #221, April 2022, http://cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails221.pdf

2 senryu & 1 haibun, Failed Haiku 7.77, http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue77.pdf

stage play, The Poison Tree, a Peace Play, Wipf and Stock Publishers, https://wipfandstock.com/9781666737615/the-poison-tree/

David Jalajel

poem, genre, “13 Snapshots from the Ark (Sea Monsters),” Otoliths 65, Southern Autumn 2022, https://the-otolith.blogspot.com/2022/04/david-jalajel.html

5 poems, non-genre, “5 Qasidas of Loneliness,” Eclectica, Vol. 26, No. 2, April/May 2022, https://www.eclectica.org/v26n2/jalajel.html

Mike McCormick

poem, non-genre, “Mahler’s Last Words,” Loud Coffee, Spring 2022, https://www.loudcoffeepress.com/issue-10

Meg Smith

2 poems, “The Colored Lights on the Waterfall” and “A Discovery of Stars,” ZiN Daily Magazine, April 11, 2022, https://bit.ly/3rg5bQ2  

2 poems, “Ragged Angel” and “A Little Girl Runs to the Wolves,” ZiN Daily Magazine, April 13, 2022, https://bit.ly/3MQ2Gw4

3 poems, “Garden of Beltane,” “Perdita” and “Blood Remnant,” Raven Cage Issue 68, https://bit.ly/380Vezn

4 poems, “The Silent Park,” “The Bee Mortuary,” “When We Talked in The Storm,” and “Crow’s Caucus,” The Horror Zine, Summer 2022, https://amzn.to/3FbLgHs

poem, “Baby Dark Sky,” Aphelion, May 2022, https://bit.ly/39BUaCw

signing, The Lowell Review 2022, May 7, 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., lala books, 190 Market St., Lowell, MA, https://bit.ly/3OVPmIf

Marisca Pichette

poem, “I am the thing locked outside at night,” Abyss & Apex, Issue 82, April 2022, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2022/03/i-am-the-thing-locked-outside-at-night/

poem, “C.U.N.T.,” Pyre Magazine, Spring/Summer 2022 Issue, April 2022, https://www.pyremagazine.com/springsummer-22/marisca-pichette

poem, “While Alice Sleeps in Wonderland,” Apparition Lit, Issue 18, April 2022, https://apparitionlit.com/while-alice-sleeps-in-wonderland/

poem, “Where We Felt With Moss,” On Spec Magazine, Issue 119, April 2022, https://onspecmag.wpcomstaging.com/current-issue/

poem, “Killing whale,” Ligeia Magazine, Issue 11, https://www.ligeiamagazine.com/spring-2022/killing-whale-marisca-pichette/

Lauren McBride  

2 poems, “How I Got Rich Selling Lipstick” and “show me, I said”, genre, Dreams & Nightmares, issue 120, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/12/121221b.html

poem, “My Country Retreat”, genre, Kaleidotrope, Spring 2022, https://kaleidotrope.net/spring-2022/my-country-retreat-by-lauren-mcbride/

3 poems, “Ginny Goes to Mars,” “To Mars on MAVEN,” & “Transplanted to Terraformed Mars Too Soon,” genre, Altered Reality Magazine, April 7, 2022, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/ginny-goes-to-mars-by-lauren-mcbride/, https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/to-mars-on-maven-by-lauren-mcbride/ & https://www.alteredrealitymag.com/transplanted-to-terraformed-mars-too-soon-by-lauren-mcbride/

poem, “To The Makers of Bath Products,” nongenre, Your Daily Poem, April 18, 2022, https://www.yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp?poem_id=4059

Kim Malinowski

poem, “Give me something to sing about,” Down in the Dirt, Scars Publications, April 2022, http://scars.tv/cgi-bin/framesmain.pl?writers

class, “Speculative Fiction”, 4-week course starting May 15, 1-2:30 EST, $50 on Zoom, https://terra-nouveau-lyceum.mn or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/326348365747

Ken Poyner

3 poems, “Purpose,” “Searching,” and “Politics”, Unlikely Stories, 4/11/2022, non-genre, web, https://www.unlikelystories.org/content/purpose-searching-and-politics

poem, “The Journey”, Carcinogenic Poetry, non-genre, web, http://www.carcinogenicpoetry.net

poem, “Inflight Pairing”, Dreams and Nightmares #120, genre, print, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/12/121221b.html

poem, “Work Rules”, Blue Unicorn  vol XLIV #2, non-genre, print, blueunicorn.org

2 poems, “The Code” & “Predator”, Blue Collar Review vol 25 #2, non-genre, print, https://www.angelfire.com/va/bcr/

Marsheila Rockwell

poem, “The Bones On Which They Cut Their Teeth,” Resist With Every Inch and Every Breath, Lonely Cryptid Media, May 2022, https://lonelycryptidmedia.com/2022/04/20/a-new-anthology-from-lonely-cryptid-media-resist-with-every-inch-and-every-breath/

poem, “The Honorable Iris C. Thaumantos, Presiding,” Musings of the Muses, Brigid’s Gate Press, April 2022, https://brigidsgatepress.com/product/musings-of-the-muses

poem, “EMDR,” Unnerving Magazine, April 2022, https://www.unnervingbooks.com/

Yilin Wang

essay, “Faded Poems and Intimate Connections: Ten Fragments on Writing and Translation”, League of Canadian Poets’ National Poetry Month 2022 Blog Series, April 2022, https://poets.ca/npm22-blog-yilin-wang/

Jen Sexton-Riley

poem, “Cryptids,” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March/April 2022, http://www.fandsf.com

Akua Lezli Hope

panels and reading, FLIGHTS OF FOUNDRY 2022, “Strange Resonances: Poetry Craft and Technique for Speculative Writing,” Friday April 8, 9pm EDT, Solo Poetry Reading, Saturday April 9, 9 PM EDT, “Black Speculative Poetry: Afrofuturism, Afrofantasy, and More,” Sunday April 10, 10 am EDT, “The State of Speculative Poetry,” Sunday April 10th, 6 pm EDT, https://flights-of-foundry.org

Ian Willey

haiku, “French word for snow,” Asahi Haikuist Network, April 1, 2022, https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14584011

poem, “A Glimpse of the Afterlife,” One Sentence Poems, April 20, 2022, http://www.onesentencepoems.com/osp/?s=ian+willey

poem, “Ghosts,” Unbroken, Issue 33, April, 2022, https://www.theunjournals.com/unbroken-33

Mary Soon Lee

poem, “After Inventing Time Travel,” Apparition Lit #18, April 2022, https://apparitionlit.com/after-inventing-time-travel/

poem, “Ming Dynasty Cats,” Rune 2022, April 2022, https://www.rmu.edu/academics/schools/sihss/rune

poem, “A Reimagining,” Utopia Science Fiction, April/May 2022, https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/product-page/apr-may-2022-digital

PS Cottier

poem, “The long space between spells” The Space Cadet Science Fiction Review, Issue 1, Spring 2022, https://starshipsloane.com/article/the-space-cadet-science-fiction-review-spring-2022-issue-1/57/#The_Long_Space_between_Spells

scifaiku “razor cut…” AntipodeanSF, Issue 283, April 2022, https://webarchive.nla.gov.au/awa/20220420140000/http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/10063/20220421-0000/www.antisf.com.au/index.html

Roni Stinger

3 poems, “Molting” “Zombification” “Intimate Communion”, Under Her Skin, Blackspot Books, April 5, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Under-Her-Skin-Toni-Miller/dp/1645480445

Tony Daly

3 poems, “Devotion”, “To the Sky”, “Washed Away”, The Horror Zine, Summer, April 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Horror-Zine-Magazine-Spring-2022-ebook/dp/B09RHPDTYV

2 poems, “The Tragedy of Photons” and “Digital Screen”, Light: Paddler Press Vol. 4, April 2022, https://paddlerpress.ca/issues-trip-log/

Lynne M. MacLean

speculative poem, print, “What You’re Paying For”, On Spec Magazine, issue #119, v. 32 No. 1, April 2022, https://onspecmag.wpcomstaging.com/current-issue/

Lauren Scharhag

poem, “Ay de Mi,” #BreaktheBias: An Audio Anthology for International Women’s Day 2022, Rancid Idols Production, March 2022, https://rancididols.bandcamp.com/album/breakthebias

poem, “Trypophobia,” The Dope Fiend Daily, January 2022, https://thedopefienddaily.blogspot.com/2022/01/trypophobia-cadralor-by-lauren-scharhag.html?fbclid=IwAR2v16FM4ihVtxVCTRZmIklfnvkc5iuHuO4hnM2QRQpycNI2DAw_Oo8XwNk

Lynne Sargent

poem, “Leave the Myths, Leave Home,” Penumbric Magazine, April 2022. https://www.penumbric.com/currentissue/sargentMyths.html

poem, “Lady Circe,” Musings of the Muses, April 2022. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09RQZP572/

Ann K. Schwader

poem, print, “Aricebo No More,”  Dreams & Nightmares, Jan. 2022, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2021/12/121221b.html

haiku, non-genre, “nowhere . . .” , Haiku 2022, Modern Haiku Press, http://modernhaiku.org/mhbooks/Haiku2022.html

Earl Livings

haiku, ‘leaping salmon’, Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2022, https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/copy-of-spring-2021

3 haiku, ‘beach at night’, ‘old forest path’, ‘village fair’, Haiku Xpressions, April 2022, https://online.fliphtml5.com/leqjf/tzcj/#p=10

poem, ‘Long Haul Flight’, Bluepepper, 26 April 2022, https://bluepepper.blogspot.com/2022/04/new-poetry-by-earl-livings.html

Jane Yolen

poem, “Reimaging the Upright Ape”, Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene, Bloomsbury Books, Apr 2022, https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/fantasy-and-myth-in-the-anthropocene-9781350203341/

2 poems, “The Why” & “Silence Will Speak”, Enchanted Living #58: The Fairy Tale Issue, Spring 2022, https://enchantedlivingmag.com/products/enchanted-living-issue-58-spring-2022-print

poem, “Ceremony,” Coming of Age: 13 B’nai Mitzvah Stories, Albert Whitman & Co., April 2022, https://www.albertwhitman.com/book/coming-of-age/

Deborah P Kolodji

3 haiku, “emerging,” “new growth…,” “both of us still shaking,” #FemkuMag #33, April 2022, https://69b046c2-a7e1-4a9a-9a22-1c70986eaa24.filesusr.com/ugd/f4c0ea_40c309dd53ae45b894182979e9fa8534.pdf

haiku, “mimosas,” Brass Bell, May 2022, http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.com/2022/05/drinkable-haiku.html

2 haiku, “pinyon pine,” “fault gouge,” Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2022, https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/spring-22

haiku, “utility bills due,” Haiku Dialogue, 4/13/2022, https://thehaikufoundation.org/haiku-dialogue-finding-peace-and-contemplation-in-leisure-time-playing-board-games/

haiku, “awkwardly alone. . .,” first frost, Spring 2022, print journal, https://www.firstfrostpoetry.com/

haiku, “earth warming. ..,” Haiku 2022, Modern Haiku Press, 2022, http://modernhaiku.org/mhbooks/

haiku, “white blossoms,” Stardust Haiku #64, April 2022, https://drive.google.com/file/d/15qRTcEojTYlEFIIGl0aXtf2EeSCHtBAv/view

2 poems, “The Way She Churned Butter,” “Empty Mug,” Al-Khemia Poetica, 4/12/2022, http://alkhemiapoetica.blogspot.com/2022/04/tuesday-april-12-2022-deborah-p.html

3 poems, ”Memoriam,” “Dust Again,” “The Day I Become an Amazon,” Verse-Virtual, May 2022, https://www.verse-virtual.org/poems-and-articles.html

3 poems, “Divorce of a Voyager,” “Red Rock Homestead,” “Ocean Floor Terror, ” Eccentric Orbits 3, Dimensionfold Publishing, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Eccentric-Orbits-Anthology-Science-Fiction/dp/1989940447/

Scifaiku Workshop, Poetry Pea, April 6, 2022, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xaOOd6se_w

Deborah P Kolodji & Billie Dee

2 poems, “One Arm of the Spiral,” “What Knockers,”  Eccentric Orbits 3, Dimensionfold Publishing, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Eccentric-Orbits-Anthology-Science-Fiction/dp/1989940447/

rengay, “Omicron,” 2nd Place, Haiku Poets of Northern California Rengay Contest, https://www.hpnc.org/2021

Deborah P Kolodji & Yvette Nicole Kolodji

rengay, “Kyoto Tourists,”  Honorable Mention, Haiku Poets of Northern California Rengay Contest, https://www.hpnc.org/2021


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