SFPA August 2022 Round-Up

Tumbling through:

The heights of summer like otters through a pond, here’s some stuff that some of our members have gotten up to.


Eugen Bacon

prose poem, “Aberration,” Burrow, September 2022, https://oldwaterratpublishing.com/

Sumiko Saulson

4 panels, “Queer Eye for Sci-Fi,” WorldCon (in-person), Atlanta, September 2, 2022, 1:00 PM CDT; “March of Time”, WorldCon (virtual), Airmeet 3, September 2, 2022, 4:00 PM CDT; “Sycorax’s Daughters and Other Witchy Works,” WorldCon (virtual), Airmeet 2, September 2, 2022, 7:00 PM CDT; “Equity vs. Equality in Science Fiction” WorldCon (in-person), Randolph 2, September 3, 2022, 4:00 PM, https://chicon.org/

LindaAnn LoSchiavo

review of Women Who Were Warned by Yasmine Dashti, Fahmidan Journal, June 2022, https://www.fahmidan.net/book-reviews

nonfiction prose-poem, “Poltergeists on President Street,” Fables for the Dying Journal, The Other Folk, June 16, 2022, https://www.theotherfolk.blog/fftd/poltergeists-on-president-street

3 poems, “The Last Visit”, “Jim Morrison Reads Poetry in Pere Lachaise Cemetery” and “Death Fortune Cookies, a Baker’s Dozen of Dire Mouthfuls,” Samjoko Magazine, Summer 2022, https://www.samjokomagazine.com/thelastvisit-lindaannloschiavo

book trailer, Women Who Were Warned, https://youtu.be/Ga9QXeQVPnE

LindaAnn LoSchiavo & David Davies

book trailer, Messengers of the Macabre: Halloween Poems, Audience Askew, October 2022, https://youtu.be/dQJA4_d_EsU

Linda D. Addison

reprint poem, “Failed Love Lessons,” A Woman Unbecoming, Crone Girls Press, August 23, 2022, t.ly/yz_a

Lorraine Schein

poem, “Treehouse, ” Little Blue Marble, August 12, 2022,  https://littlebluemarble.ca/2022/08/12/treehouse/

Michael H. Payne

4 poems, #1685, 1685, 1686 & 1688 Terebinth, Aug 1, 8, 15 & 28 2022, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220801.html, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220808.html, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220815.html & http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20220828.html

collection, The Lure of the Mechanical, posted one poem per day August 1 – 31, 2022, http://pandora.xepher.net/images/mechindex.html

Wendy Van Camp

workshop, “Scifaiku: A Speculative Poetry Workshop”, LIT Cleveland, August 16th, https://www.litcleveland.org/classes-workshops/scifaiku-a-speculative-poetry-workshop

workshop, “Prompts To Poetry – A Generative Poetry Workshop (virtual)”, WorldCon/ChiCon8, September 4 @ 5:30 PM CDT, http://chicon.org

Angela Acosta

poem, “Paradise of the Abyss,” Planet Democracy: Stories of Hope, Courage, Unity and Compassion, Mithila Review: The Journal of International Science Fiction & Fantasy, August 2022. https://mithilareview.com/acosta_07_22/

J.D. Harlock

poem, “Brighter Than The Last”, Mithila Review, Aug 10, 2022, https://mithilareview.com/harlock_07_22/

Ken Poyner

poem, non-genre, web, “Classroom”, Grey Sparrow #40, July 31, 2022, https://grey-sparrow-press.com/40-classroom-ken-poyner/

poem, non-genre, web, “Fit”, Mobius Vol 33 #3, Aug 2022, http://www.mobiusmagazine.com/poetry/fit.html

poem, non-genre, web, “Practicality”, Fear of Monkeys #42, http://twinenterprises.com/the_fear_of_monkeys/issue_fortytwo/practicality.htm

Dante Novario

3 poems, “The Very First Venus Flytrap,” “Finally Appreciating the New Moon, and “Phantom Hugger”, featured author of Burningword Literary Journal, August 2022, https://www.burningword.com/2022/07/dante-novario-featured-author/

poem, “Unhaunted”, What Now? The Future We Make, August 2022, Nimrod International Journal, https://secure.touchnet.net/C21715_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=18&CATID=203&SINGLESTORE=true

M. C. Aster

poem, non-genre, online, “Walking At Dusk,” Abandoned Mine Poetry, Third Issue, August 2022, https://www.abandonedmine.org/third-issue-august-2022

TS S. Fulk

poem, “Lodger at the Witch House,” Witch House Amateur Magazine of Cosmic Horror, Issue 2, Spiral Tower Press, Summer 2022, https://witchhousemag.blogspot.com

Kim Whysall-Hammond

poem, genre,”Friends?”, The Dread Machine, August 2022, https://www.thedreadmachine.com/friends/

Lee Murray

poem, speculative, “Maero”, Hybrids: Misfits, Monsters, and Other Phenomena, Hybrid Sequence Media, 2022, https://hybridsequencemedia.com/product/hybrid-misfits-monsters-and-other-phenomena/

poem, speculative, “Status Transcript,” A Woman Unbecoming, Crone Girls Press, August 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Woman-Unbecoming-Linda-D-Addison-ebook/dp/B0B7822JGM

Tristan Beiter

review of Anne Carly Abad’s We’ve Been Here Before, Strange Horizons, 8 August 2022, http://strangehorizons.com/non-fiction/weve-been-here-before-by-anne-carly-abad/

Stewart C Baker

poem, “An Opened Door, a Haunting Rain,” Fantastic Other, Summer 2022, https://fantasticotherbloghome.files.wordpress.com/2022/08/the-fantastic-other-issue-05-1.pdf

haiku, [winter gardening], Otoroshi, Summer 2022, https://otoroshijournal.wixsite.com/home/issues

Rebecca Olson

haibun, genre, “Forest Dreaming,” The Drabbun Anthology, Hiraeth Publishing, Summer 2022, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/drabbun-anthology-edited-by-francis-w-alexander-and-t-santitoro

Andrew L. Roberts

poem, “Ne’er Day,”  Alternative Holidays, B Cubed Press, August 8, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/dp/1949476286

poem, “These Absaroka Tears,” NewMyths Vol. 16, Issue #58, Spring 2022, https://sites.google.com/newmyths.com/newmyths-com-issue-58/issue-58-stories/these-absoraka-tears

Ian Willey

poem, “Refugees from the Future,” Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Vol. 33, no. 3, August 2022, http://mobiusmagazine.com/poetry/refugees.html

PS Cottier

scifaiku, [pretty wings flattened], AntipodeanSF, Issue 287, August 2022, https://www.antisf.com

E.F. Schraeder

poem, “Bees Request Reclassification as Essential Workers,” Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Vol 33.3, August 2022, https://mobiusmagazine.com/poetry/beesrequ.html

David Jalajel

poem, genre, “12 Snapshots from the Ark (Dead Dinos)” Otoliths, Southern Winter 2022, https://the-otolith.blogspot.com/2022/07/david-jalajel.html

Shelly Jones

2 poems, “In the Icy Depths” and “Supplication at the Strangers Stones,” The Minison Project, Issue 16, August 2022, https://theminisonproject.files.wordpress.com/2022/08/mz-issue-16.pdf 

Tony Daly

poem, “Enjoying a Moment”, Marriage: Lifespan Series, Vol. 6, Pure Slush, August 2022, https://pureslush.com/store/anthologies-themed/marriage-lifespan-vol-6/

poem, “Galactic Service”, Polu Texni, August 2022. http://www.polutexni.com/?p=10867

Marisca Pichette

poem, “smile no more,” Love Letters to Poe, Volume II: Houses of Usher, August 2022, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B8QMJVSC

poem, “The Snow Queens of Southern California,” The Fairy Tale Magazine, August 2022 Issue: Weather Spells, August 2022, https://www.fairytalemagazine.com/post/the-snow-queens-of-southern-california-by-marisca-pichette

Earl Livings

2 haiku, non-genre, ‘turning off the freeway’ and ‘stubble fields’, Echidna Tracks 9, https://echidnatracks.com/2022/08/04/7672/ and https://echidnatracks.com/2022/08/15/7726/

Alicia Hilton

poem, “My Avian Daughter Devours Meteors,” Ornighologiae, June 2022, http://www.egaeuspress.com/Ornithologiae.html

poem, “Lost and Found in the Rain,” The Fairy Tale Magazine, June 2022, https://www.fairytalemagazine.com/post/lost-found-in-the-rain-by-alicia-hilton-1

poem reading, “Welcome to the Build a Sex Goddess Workshop,” Blood & Jazz Podcast, The Last Girls Club, May 2022, https://www.lastgirlsclub.com/blood-jazz-podcast/welcome-to-the-build-a-sex-goddess-workshop

Mary Soon Lee

poem, “Again,” Utopia Science Fiction Magazine Vol. IV Issue 01, Aug/Sept, 2022, https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/product-page/august-september-2022

Richard Magahiz

poem, spec, “God’s Hooks,” Otoliths, Southern Winter 2022, https://the-otolith.blogspot.com/2022/05/richard-magahiz.html

poem, spec, “each bone,” ubu, Issue 4, https://e89f7277-09c7-477f-ad2e-11a42c7326f7.filesusr.com/ugd/8f63f0_8ac8a3b45f8941bebdbdbd8dd03077c3.pdf

poem, spec, “Like the One,” Bewildering Stories, Issue 962, http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue962/like_one.html

poem, non-spec, “her milk chocolate passport,” Five Fleas, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2022/08/afternoon-of-august-30-2022.html

poem, non-spec, “that bone is no bone,” Five Fleas, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2022/08/afternoon-of-august-31-2022.html

poem, non-spec, “tossed out,” Failed Haiku #81, https://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue81.pdf

Lauren Scharhag

poem, “Vacillant,” The Dope Fiend Daily, May 2022, https://thedopefienddaily.blogspot.com/2022/05/vacillant-by-lauren-scharhag.html?fbclid=IwAR3KHH_qIG72G6Off3pUP8f2vNzEeOlN2eRjRV2Bm0Fsin_QBHFcTkWiX-A

poem, “Kiva,” K I N E T I C Anthology #2, Colliding Lines Press, June 2022, Print, https://www.collidinglines.com/works/anthology-2

poem, “Touch, Stones,” Ice Floe Press, Work and the Anthropocene Series, June 2022, https://icefloepress.net/touch-stones-a-poem-by-lauren-scharhag-art-cathy-daley/

poem, “Watermelon,” The Rye Whiskey Review, August 2022, https://ryethewhiskeyreview.blogspot.com/2022/08/watermelon-by-lauren-scharhag.html

3 poems, “Portrait of an Amateur Roadkill Artist,” “Interdimensional Border Town,” “Contradiction,” Unlikely Stories Mark V, August 2022, https://www.unlikelystories.org/content/portrait-of-an-amateur-roadkill-artist-interdimensional-border-town-and-contradiction

Lauren McBride

poem, “The Choice is Yours”, genre, Utopia Science Fiction Magazine, Aug/Sept 2022, https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com

poem, “deadly coffee blight”, genre, Scifaikuest, Aug 2022 print, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-august-2022-edited-by-t-santitoro

Mariel Herbert

tanka, [first contact], Scifaikuest August 2022 Online, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/scifaikuest-online

2 scifaiku, [beneath ashfall] and [break atmo], Scifaikuest August 2022 Print, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-august-2022-edited-by-t-santitoro

haibun, “Recreation,” Otoroshi Journal 2.2, https://743677d2-8c1c-418e-a00f-e6808aa7cc9d.filesusr.com/ugd/a59fed_8df68d9013784d5ea51700516a1c11d1.pdf

haiku, non-genre, [summer drought], Haiku Pea Podcast S5E16, https://poetrypea.com/s5e16-the-vulgar-the-commonplace-and-the-taboo/

senryu, non-genre, [birthday month], Prune Juice 37, https://prunejuicesenryu.com/2022/07/31/issue-37-senryu-amp-kyoka/

haiga, non-genre, [the fight…], Prune Juice 37, https://prunejuicesenryu.com/2022/07/31/issue-37-haiga/

poem, non-genre, “Projective Tests,” Uppagus #52, July 2022, https://uppagus.com/poems/herbert-projective/

Dr. A. R. Davis

collection, Technopoetical Musings from the Metaverse, August 2022, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B8P7LBB3

Lori R. Lopez

3 poems, genre, online, “Storybook”, “The Oddman Out” and “The Truth About Baggage”, Impspired Issue 18, August 2022, https://impspired.com/2022/08/01/lori-r-lopez-5/

2 poems, genre, online, “The Ballad Of Lizzie Borden” and “Chair”, The Horror Zine, September 2022, https://www.thehorrorzine.com/Poetry/Sept2022/LoriLopez/LoriRLopez.html

Lisa Timpf

2 poems, spec, “Cats Of the Future” and “Unexpected,” Utopia Science Fiction, August/September 2022, https://www.utopiasciencefiction.com/product-page/august-september-2022

3 poems, 2 non-spec, 1 spec, “Now You’re Gone,” “Without Her,” and “To The Robin Building a Nest in My Eavestrough,” Samjoko, Summer 2022, https://www.samjokomagazine.com/nowyouregone-lisatimpf

2 poems, non-spec, “En Vacances in Quebec City,” “Watching Softball,” Paddler Press, Vol. 5, Summer Fare, August 2022, https://paddlerpress.ca/?post_type=product&p=504&preview=true

poem, spec, “The Cycle Repeats,” Scifaikuest August 2022 online, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/scifaikuest-online

2 poems, spec, [if an infinite number] and “New York, New Reality,” Scifaikuest August 2022 print, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-august-2022-edited-by-t-santitoro

James Arthur Anderson

3 poems, “Open Container”, “Doppelganger’, and “Necromancer”, The Horror Zine, Fall 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Horror-Zine-Magazine-Fall-2022/dp/1736637657/

2 poems, “Paranoia”, and “Alien Invader”, Scifaikuest, August 2022, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-august-2022-edited-by-t-santitoro

Dennis Maulsby

poem, “Fangs sprout,” Poetry Pea, June 2022, Podcast version at 33:43 minutes, https://poetrypea.com/s5e12-original-speculative-haiku-senryu/

Meg Smith

poem, “The Ray Crater,” Aphelion, July 2022, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2022/07/TheRayCrater.html

3 poems, “The Feast of Lupines,” “Rabbit’s Eye,” and “Morning of Lughnasadh,” International Imaginarium for Word & Verse, July 26, 2022 https://internationalimaginarium.blogspot.com/2022/07/the-international-imaginarium-for-word.html

2 poems, “The Late Summer Path” and “The Fate of Mercy Brown,” Illumen, Summer 2022, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/illumen-summer-2022-edited-by-tyree-campbell

6 poems, “The Quiet Town,” “The Fox Comes in the Noon Light,” “Ripples of an Endless Floor,” “Night’s Discourse,” “The Denizens” and “Purgatory, Out,”  Raven Cage Issue 71, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1noxi6t7C0Y-3rl0yuhnRJkCivOOA0XRC/view

5 poems, “Mr. Horror,” “Winter Web,” “Sunflowers at Night,” “Thank you for the Gold High-Heeled Shoes,” and “Children of the Sky.” Raven Cage, Issue 72, https://bit.ly/3Q0aCvJ

poem, The “Last Houseflies on Earth, Aphelion, September 2022, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2022/09/TheLastHouseFliesOnEarth.html

reading, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Festival, The Old Worthen, Lowell, MA, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, https://lowellcelebrateskerouac.org/events/october-6-10-lowell-celebrates-kerouac-festival/

reading, Poetorium at Starlite, Southbridge, MA, Oct. 27, 2022, https://www.facebook.com/events/1600299810365644

Anna Cates

poem, “Ode to the Rabbit,” Literary Veganism, July 23, 2022, https://www.litvegan.net/2022/07/poetry-by-anna-cates.html

poem, “The Witching Hour,” Scarlet Dragonfly, August 20, 2022, https://scarletdragonflyjournal.wordpress.com/2022/08/20/the-witching-hour/

haiku, Stardust Haiku 68, August 2022, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EyjpUDvy6jSsWuQk9jqrHIVmJmRjnE_W/view

haiku, Failed Haiku 81, Sept 2022, https://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue81.pdf

poem, “Thunderbird,” View from Atlantis 54, August 2022, https://viewfromatlantis.wordpress.com/2022/09/03/issue-54-fantastic-skies/

haiku, Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXIV, Number 3, September 2022, https://theheronsnest.com/September2022/haiku-p21.html

Colleen Anderson

poem, “Dante Goes West,” On Spec #120, Vol. 32 No. 2, Jul. 2022, https://onspecmag.wpcomstaging.com/current-issue/

poem and audio, “Singing Harp,” Heroic Fantasy Quarterly #53, Aug. 2022, https://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/?p=3711


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