SFPA January 2023 Round-Up

The new year’s:

Sliding into place like so many syrup-covered pancakes, and here’s what the members of SFPA have gotten up to during the first month of it.


Garrett Carroll

poem, online, “The Beacons Everywhere”, Amethyst Review, January 4th 2023, https://amethystmagazine.org/2023/01/04/the-beacons-everywhere-a-poem-by-garrett-carroll/

David C. Kopaska-Merkel

editor, Dreams and Nightmares #123, January, 2023,  https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

Lorraine Schein

prose poem, “Dark Matter Resume,” A Coup Of Owls #8, December 2022, https://www.acoupofowls.com/8darkmatterlorraineschein

poem, “A Quantum Cento,” Scientific American, February 2023, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/poem-a-quantum-cento/

Wendy Van Camp

reading, “Speculative Poetry Reading and Discussion with Poets of the SFPA “, Collage: A Place For Art and Culture, January 15th, 2023, https://allevents.in/san%20pedro/speculative-poetry-reading-and-discussion-with-poets-of-the-sfpa/10000484600682687

Colleen Anderson

poem, “Robotics” & review by Rhea E. Rose of collection I Dreamed a World, Polar Starlight #8, Jan. 2023, https://polarborealis.ca/?smd_process_download=1&download_id=971

poem, “Statuesque”, Breath and Shadow, Jan. 2023, https://www.abilitymaine.org/bs2023winter-1/%22statuesque%22

poem, “Machine (r)Evolution,” Brave New Weird, Tenebrous Press, Jan. 2023, http://tenebrouspress.com/

Elizabeth R. McClellan

poem, spec, “The Later Life of Herr Samsa’s Picture,” The Future Fire, January 2023, http://futurefire.net/2023.64/index.html

S. T. Eleu

3 non-genre poems, “Spectrum Note 1”, “Spectrum Note 66” & “Spectrum Note 103”, Divergents Magazine, 2023, https://www.divergents-magazine.org/poetry-from-the-spectrum/spectrum-notes

Brad Hoge

book of poems, The Drake Equation N = R* fp x ne x fl x fi x fc x L, Vraeyda Media Inc., January 2023, https://books2read.com/u/bPN5Yr

Ken Poyner

poem, non-genre, “Importance”, Tipton Poetry Review #54, Fall 2022, tiptonpoetryjournal.com

poem, non-genre, “Structure”, The Rye Whiskey Review, https://ryethewhiskeyreview.blogspot.com/2023/01/structure-by-ken-poyner.html

Tyrean Martinson

poem, “Once Upon a Garden Green and Gold,” 2nd Place, 2023 Poetry in the Gardens LitFest Contest, Feb 3 – 5, 2023, https://lakewoldgardens.org/gardenpoetry/

Miguel O. Mitchell

poem, “Sitting on the subway train,” Dreams and Nightmares 123, January 2023, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

Mike McCormick

poem, non-genre, “Ghost Star”, Ashes to Stardust, Sybaritic Books, January 2023, https://a.co/d/aX3PQNY

Robin Wyatt Dunn

poem, “dear shaman”, Dissident Voice, January 15, 2023, https://dissidentvoice.org/2023/01/dear-shaman/

poem, “Now you may have heard you’re already dead”, Cacti Fur, January 11, 2023, https://cactifur.com/2023/01/11/robin-wyatt-dunn-now-you-may-have-heard-youre-already-dead/

poem, “Older Brother”, The Metaworker, December 12, 2022, https://themetaworker.com/2022/12/12/older-brother-by-robin-wyatt-dunn/

Michael H. Payne

2 poems, #1708 & #1710, Terebinth, Jan. 16 & 30, 2023, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20230116.html & http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20230130.html

Angela Acosta

book, Summoning Space Travelers, Hiraeth Books, December 2022, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/summoning-space-travelers-by-angela-acosta-1

3 poems, “Artifacts”, “Al traducir las estrellas” & “To Translate the Stars,” Spiritus Mundi, January 2023, https://www.spiritusmundi.online/_files/ugd/a64827_68964e6d08404938b907adbc7990166c.pdf

poem, “A Refusal to Be Star Born”, Dreams & Nightmares, January 2023, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

“To Be Reborn on Europa,” Soft Star Mag, January 2023, https://softstarmagazine.substack.com/p/to-be-reborn-on-europa?utm_source=%2Fsearch%2FAcosta&utm_medium=reader2

Lyri Ahnam

poem,  “Home From the Wizard Wars,” Silver Blade, Issue 54, Fall 2022, https://www.silverblade.net/2022/10/home-from-the-wizard-wars/

2 non-genre poems, “I Love the Ballpark” and “Summer Amusement,” Where Rivers Meet, St. Louis Writers Guild, Dec. 2022, https://smile.amazon.com/Where-Rivers-Meet-anthology-Writers-ebook/dp/B0BPPSMLV1/

Silvatiicus Riddle

poem, “When Wolves Go Walking”, Dreams and Nightmares #123, genre, print, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

Denise Dumars

poem, “Heart Line,” Spectrum Poetry: Love Lines, 1-15-23, https://spectrumlovelines.blogspot.com

Ian Willey

poem, “My Day as Tom Cruise,” Unbroken #36, https://www.theunjournals.com/unbroken36

haiku, “nineteen years…”, Asahi Haikuist Network, Jan 6, 2023, https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14804854

Mary Soon Lee

2 poems,  “Argos” + “When Arthur, Then a Boy, Came to Me,” Asimov’s, January/February 2023, http://www.asimovs.com/

Anna Cates

poem, “The Witch of Pig Island,” Strange Horizons, January 16, 2023, http://strangehorizons.com/poetry/the-witch-of-pig-island/

poem, “Archives,” Scarlet Dragonfly, Jan. 15, 2023, https://scarletdragonflyjournal.wordpress.com/category/journal/

 2 haiku and poem, “Phantoms”, Bamboo Hut 1, 2023, http://thebamboohut.weebly.com/number-1-2023.html

haiku, Failed Haiku 85, January 2023, https://failedhaiku.com/2022/12/31/issue-85-is-here/

poem, “Case No. 4758,” The Vampiricon: Imaginings & Images of the Vampire, Mind’s Eye Publications, Jan 31, 2023, https://mindseye.us.com/PUBLICATIONS/

Brian Hugenbruch

poem, “Concerning the Scones,” Dreams & Nightmares #123, January 2023, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

poem, “Look Again,” Kaleidotrope, Winter 2023, https://kaleidotrope.net/winter-2023/look-again-by-brian-hugenbruch/

Earl Livings

haiku, non-genre, ‘another blossom’, Wales Haiku Journal, Winter 2022/23, https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/waleshaikujournals

haiku, non-genre, ‘listening’, Stardust Haiku, Dec 2022, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NZ9JZ_s9eJYUldBFU7rLIqNOVlaoBMdt/view

2 haiku, non-genre, ‘stress relief’ and ‘chilly dawn’, Haiku Xpressions, Dec 2022, https://online.fliphtml5.com/leqjf/gpfm/#p=1.

poem, non-genre, ‘Tidal River Bullrushes’, oxygen Issue 4, https://oxygenpoetrymagazine.blogspot.com/

essay, non-genre, ‘Experiment: Translating English Haiku into Welsh’, Wales Haiku Journal, Sep 2022, https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/post/transcreating

Richard Magahiz

poem, genre, “[she rises from the sea],” Heliosparrow, December 11, 2023, https://heliosparrow.com/2022/12/7-28/

poem, genre, “[by foxfire splints],” dadakuku, January 5, 2023 https://dadakuku.com/2023/01/05/181/

3 poems, non-genre, “I don’t have time to make this sonnet rhyme,” “Ode to ankles,” “March is a month of blossoms,” – otoliths sixty-eight https://the-otolith.blogspot.com/2023/01/richard-magahiz.html

2 poems, genre, “[offworlders]” and “A Thing We Tell at Bedtime,” Dreams and Nightmares #123, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

poem, non-genre, “[spattered with crankcase oil],” Five Fleas, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2023/01/afternoon-of-january-18-2023.html

Akua Lezli Hope

poem, “My Mother, She Ate Me,” FIYAH #25, Winter 2023, https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/shop/issues/2023-issues/fiyah-25/

Lisa Timpf

review of Hypatia’s Wake by Susan Andrews Grace, The Miramichi Reader, January 15, 2023, https://miramichireader.ca/2023/01/hypatias-wake-by-susan-andrews-grace/

review of Worth More Standing: Poets and Activists Pay Homage to Trees, Edited by Christine Lowther, The Miramichi Reader, posted January 23, 2023, https://miramichireader.ca/2023/01/worth-more-standing-poets-and-activists-pay-homage-to-trees-edited-by-christine-lowther/

LindaAnn LoSchiavo and David Davies

review by Sherry Fundin, Messengers of the Macabre: Hallowe’en Poems, Fundinmental Books, January 13, 2023, https://www.fundinmental.com/messengers-of-the-macabre/#.Y8FThhXMJD8

LindaAnn LoSchiavo

poem, finalist, “a.k.a. Pyewacket Sent Me,” A Fresh Start Contest, Thirty West Publishing Company, January 20, 2023, https://www.thirtywestph.com/

poem, “A Dark and Airy Spirit on Broadway,” Space and Time Magazine, Issue #142, Fall/Winter 2022, https://www.amazon.com/Space-Time-Fall-Winter-142/dp/1959048074

3 poems, “Invisible Visitors,” “Hallowe’en Horror, October 31, 2005” & “The Hallowe’en Homicides on October 31, 1981,” Quail Bell, January 12, 2023, http://www.quailbellmagazine.com/the-unreal-20/poetry-always-haunted-invisible-visitors-by-lindaann-loschiavo, http://www.quailbellmagazine.com/the-unreal-20/poetry-always-haunted-halloween-horror-october-31-2005-by-lindaann-loschiavo & http://www.quailbellmagazine.com/the-unreal-20/poetry-always-haunted-the-halloween-homicides-on-october-31-1981-by-lindaann-loschiavo

poem and illustration, “Mango Selling in Manhattan Is Dangerous,” Last Stanza Poetry Journal, Issue #11, The Outsider, January 13, 2023, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BS8R6FW2/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0

poem and illustration, “Speculative Poeming,” Bewildering Stories #981, January 14, 2023, http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue981/speculative_poeming.html

haibun, “In the Graveyard, Decomposing,” Blood Moon Rising Magazine #90, January 16, 2023, http://www.bloodmoonrisingmagazine.com/

poem, “Pajama Party,” Hidden in Childhood: A Poetry Anthology, Literary Revelations LLC, January 27, 2023, https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Childhood-Anthology-Literary-Revelations/dp/B0BT5C7WYR/

Katherine Quevedo

poem, reprint, non-genre, “Lanterns at Dusk,” The Hyacinth Review, January 11, 2023, https://hyacinthreview.org/katherine-quevedo-lanterns-at-dusk/

Marisca Pichette

poem, “As the witch burns,” Fantasy Magazine, Issue 87, January 2023, https://www.fantasy-magazine.com/fm/poetry/as-the-witch-burns/

poem, “The Midnight Page, Or, Confronting Invisibility and the Horror of Starting in the Middle,” palest blue, Issue 9, January 2023, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xTs_TpEqJUsLe4VnEgJjtEFxPJy7izAG/view

poem, “Moonspeech,” Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, Redwood Press, January 2023, https://redwood-press.com

Ann K. Schwader

poem, “Deep Vision,” Abyss & Apex, Jan. 2023, https://www.abyssapexzine.com/2023/01/deep-vision/

Lori R. Lopez

2 poems, genre, “Grindevil” and “Appalled”, Spectral Realms Issue 18, Winter 2023, https://www.hippocampuspress.com/journals/spectral-realms/spectral-realms-no.-18

Lynne Sargent

poem, “So Many Spirals,” Lorelei Signal, January 2023, https://www.loreleisignal.com/so-many-spirals

poem,  “Because there is no atomistic self to make a portrait,” Dreams and Nightmares #123, January 2023, https://dreamsandnightmaresmagazine.blogspot.com/2023/01/010223b.html

poem, “Re-Read,” Kaleidotrope, Winter 2023, January 2023, https://kaleidotrope.net/winter-2023/re-read-a-triptych-by-lynne-sargent/

Elena S. Kotsile

3 poems, “On the destruction of the self,” “Haptic transducer,” and “Cosmogony,” Bear Creek Gazette, Issue 12, https://www.welcometobearcreek.com/three-poems


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