SFPA March 2023 Round-Up

Here’s some of what happened in March as far as the members of SFPA are concerned.


Jeff Oliver

collection, Venomous Words, volume 1, HellBound Books, May 11, 2022, https://www.blurb.com/b/11157838-venomous-words

Jeff Oliver & Chris McAuley

collection, New World Monsters, HellBound Books, October 20, 2022, https://www.amazon.com/New-World-Monsters-Chris-McAuley/dp/1953905412/

Earl Livings

poem, non-genre, ‘At Wappa Dam’, Bluepepper, https://bluepepper.blogspot.com/2023/02/new-poetry-by-earl-livings.html

haiku, non-genre, ‘snowflakes melt’, Scarlet Dragonfly Journal, February 2023, https://scarletdragonflyjournal.wordpress.com/2023/02/

3 poems, non-genre, ‘Deeper’, ‘Stone Appeal’, ‘Return to Dinas Emrys’, Epona and the Golden Bees, http://www.senhousemuseum.co.uk/files/7016/7734/0094/Epona_and_the_Golden_Bees_biog.pdf

haiku, non-genre, ‘how still the waves’, Creatrix 60, https://wapoets.com/create-60-haiku/#Earl

haiku, non-genre, ‘leaf fall’, Autumn Equinox Haiku String 2023, https://australianhaikusociety.org/2023/03/21/ahs-autumn-equinox-haiku-string-2023/

Eugen Bacon

2 poems, “A pause between pages” and “Call it like you will,” Live Encounters, March 2023, https://liveencounters.net/2023-le-pw/03-march-le-pw-2023/eugen-bacon-a-pause-between-pages/

Howard V. Hendrix

poem, “Extravehicular Activity,” Scientific American, April 2023, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/poem-extravehicular-activity/

Ann van der Bergh

editor, Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, Redwood Press, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Fear-Superstition-Redwood-Press-ebook/dp/B0BYS73SB9/

Juleigh Howard-Hobson

2 poems, “The Wild Hunt” & “When I Start Leaving These By The Tree That Grows In Front of Your House, You Will Wish You Never Met Me”, Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, Redwood Press, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Fear-Superstition-Redwood-Press-ebook/dp/B0BYS73SB9/

Kurt Newton

poem, “The Cult of El Tio”, Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, Redwood Press, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Fear-Superstition-Redwood-Press-ebook/dp/B0BYS73SB9/

Marisca Pichette

poem, “Moonspeech”, Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, Redwood Press, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Fear-Superstition-Redwood-Press-ebook/dp/B0BYS73SB9/

poem, “Petrified,” Trickster: A Collection of Queer Mischief, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BXMX13TR/

poem, “Her wrinkles hold the stars,” New Myths, Issue 62, March 2023, https://sites.google.com/newmyths.com/newmyths-com-issue-62/issue-62-stories/her-wrinkles-hold-the-stars?authuser=0

poem, “I am a drake enduring,” A Flight of Dragons, March 2023, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BZ8HGQ8S

G. O. Clark

poem, “A Week In The Life Of”, Journ-E, Vol. 2, No. 1, Mar 2023, https://www.mindseyepublications.com/blank-4?lightbox=dataItem-le351buw1

Michael H. Payne

2 poems, #1715 & #1718, Terebinth, 3/6/23 & 3/27/23, http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20230306.html & http://pandora.xepher.net/terebinth/tbarchiv/20230327.html

LindaAnn LoSchiavo and David Davies

spotlight on Messengers of the Macabre: Hallowe’en Poems, Pretty Hot, March 24, 2023, https://pretty-hot.com/messengers-of-the-macabre-halloween-poems-by-lindaann-loschiavo-david-davies/

LindaAnn LoSchiavo

review of Apprenticed to the Night by Daisy Blacklock, March 13, 2023, https://daisy-blacklock.jimdosite.com/news-and-reviews/

interview by Kriti Khare, Armed with a Book, March 18, 2023, https://armedwithabook.com/women-who-were-warned-book-excerpt/

poem, “Tuesdays with the Ghost,” FINALIST, 8th Annual Stephen DiBiase Contest, March 2023, https://dibiasepoetry.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=949822369310640&set=a.739700373656175&type=3

7 non-spec poems translated into Italian by Barbara Carle, “La Rue des Reves; Stained Lass (Raggazza macchiata)”, “Sticky Figs (Fichi appiccicaticci)”, “Invitation to a Kiss (Invito a un bacio)”, “Golden Shovel: The Night’s Unwilling to Explain (La pala d’oro: la notte si rifiuta di spiegare)”, “Golden Shovel: Night’s Nemesis (La pala d’oro: il nemico della notte)” & “Golden Shovel: Tenebrific (La pala d’oro: tenebroso)”, The Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall 2022 issue, http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bonaffini/jit/

non-spec poem, “Cassandra’s Curse,” All About Life (Written Tales Chapbook, #7), March 1, 2023, https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/all-about-life-written-tales/1143154187

poem, “Spellcasting,” Bewildering Stories, Issue # 988,  March 4, 2023, http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue988/spellcasting.html

poem,”The Ghost of Texas Guinan,” South Broadway Ghost Society, March 13, 2023, https://soboghoso.org/2023/03/13/the-ghost-of-texas-guinan-lindaann-loschiavo/

poem,”Why Cupid Visits Tuscany,” Carmina Magazine, March 2023, http://carminamagazine.com/why-cupid-visits-tuscany.html

3 poems, “Merletto,” “The Visitation” and “Dancing with a Ghost,” Ovunque Siamo, Winter 2023 issue, https://ovunquesiamoweb.com/winter-2023/lindaann-loschiavo/

poem, “A Little Choir Girl Contemplates Sin,” Defuncted Journal,  March 19, 2023, https://medium.com/defuncted/a-little-choir-girl-contemplates-sin-by-lindaann-loschiavo-31647eef826e

6 poems, “Vagina as Orchid Boat,” “Exploratrix,” “The Crust,” “Soda Jerk,” “Sticky Figs” & “Rondeau: If Roebling Made Brassieres,” Pink Disco, Issue # 1, March 20, 2023, https://www.pinkdiscomagazine.com/issue1

poem, “Lady Madeline Usher Breaks Her Silence,” JOURN-E: vol. 2, no. 1, March 20, 2023, Vernal Equinox Issue Whole #3, https://www.mindseyepublications.com/blank-4?lightbox=dataItem-le351buw1

non-spec poem,”Boardwalk Soda Fountain Shop,” Howler Daily, March 26, 2023, https://www.thehowlerproject.org/post/boardwalk-soda-fountain-shop

J.D. Harlock

poem, “Solar Punks,” The Dread Machine, March 2023, https://www.thedreadmachine.com/solar-punks/

Monica Louzon

poem, “Picture This”, Haven Speculative Magazine, March 2023, https://www.havenspec.com/picture-this

panelist and moderator, Flights of Foundry, 14-16 April 2023, https://flights-of-foundry.org

Ken Poyner

poem, non-genre, “Lines”, Scribes Micro-fiction #27, 15 March 2023, https://www.fairfieldscribes.com/issue-27.html

poem, non-genre, “Necessity”, One Art, 25 March 2023, https://oneartpoetry.com/2023/03/25/necessity-by-ken-poyner/

Deborah L. Davitt

poem, spec, “A Dryad Reborn,” Frozen Wavelets #8, March 3, 2023. https://frozenwavelets.com/sdm_downloads/issue-8/

M.C. Childs

poem, “Command Module 012,” Abyss and Apex, I85, 2023 http://www.abyssapexzine.com/2023/01/command-module-012/

poem, “Retroreflectors,” Analog, Nov. 2022, https://www.analogsf.com/

poem, “Dear First Officer,” Abyss & Apex, Oct. 2022, http://www.abyssapexzine.com/2022/09/dear-first-officer/.

5 poems, “Attending Luna,” “Techniques of Inhabitation,” “The Pursuit,” “The Great Moon Hoax,” and “Lagrange Points,” Ekphrastic Review, April 24, 2022; https://www.ekphrastic.net/ekphrastic/moon-poems-by-mc-childs.

poem, “None of the Scarecrows in Kansas Wink,” Neosapiens, New Myths, 2022, https://sites.google.com/newmyths.com/newmyths-com-home#h.riwg46uhb8v0

Katherine Quevedo

presentation, “Incorporating Your Cultural Roots into Your Writing,” Willamette Writers Hillsboro Chapter, April 11, 2023, https://willamettewriters.org/event/incorporating-your-cultural-roots-into-your-writing/

workshop, “Discover Beaverton Generative Writing Workshop,” Lucky Jefferson, April 16, 2023, https://luckyjefferson.com/discover-beaverton/

Silvatiicus Riddle

poem, “The Lady in The Well,” Journ-E, vol.2, no. 1, Vernal Equinox 2023, Whole #3, https://www.mindseyepublications.com/blank-4?lightbox=dataItem-le351buw1

Tiffany Morris

poem, “Dawning”, Uncanny Magazine, March/April 2023, https://www.uncannymagazine.com/article/dawning/

Angela Acosta

poem, “Begrudgingly Tertiary”, Heartlines Spec, Issue 1, March 2023, https://www.heartlines-spec.com/begrudgingly-tertiary-by-angela-acosta/

poem, “Safety Notice”, Aphelion: The Webzine of Science Fiction and Fantasy, March 2023, https://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2023/03/SafetyNotice.html

poem, “El monstruo que habita la historia”, Label Me Latino/a, March 2023, https://labelmelatin.com/

2 poems, “Extrasepulchral” & “Tamales on Mars”, Shoreline of Infinity, Issue 34, March 2023, https://www.shorelineofinfinity.com/product/shoreline-of-infinity-34/

Robin Wyatt Dunn

poem, “the voice from under the grate” Dissident Voice, March 19, 2023, https://dissidentvoice.org/2023/03/the-voice-from-under-the-grate/

3 poems, Setu Mag, Western Voices Edition, March 7, 2023, https://www.setumag.com/2023/02/robin-wyatt-dunn-western-voices-2023.html

Lauren Scharhag

3 poems, “Endlings,” “Faded Ink,” and “Night Shades,” Stone Poetry Quarterly, November 2022, https://stonepoetryjournal.com/lauren-scharhag/

poem, “Electronic Voice Phenomenon,” Marrow Magazine, November 2022, https://marrowmagazine.com/electronic-voice-phenomenon/

2 poems, “Backwards and in Glass Heels” and “Haunted Algorithm,” Illumen, Winter 2023, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/illumen-winter-2023-edited-by-tyree-campbell

poem, “Alligator Tooth,” Voices from the Writers Place, Volume 2, January 2023, https://thewritersplace.bandcamp.com/album/voices-from-the-writers-place-vol-2

5 Poems, “Medusa Browses the Beauty Aisle,” “The Ghost Forest,” “Curse of the Spider Woman,” “Snakes and Boxes,” and “Root,” Lothlorien Poetry Journal, https://lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/2023/01/five-poems-by-lauren-scharhag.html

Mary Soon Lee

poem, “The Treachery of Images,” Asimov’s, March/April 2023, http://www.asimovs.com/

poem, reprint, Chinese translation, “What Trees Read,” Translations 2023 #1

Noah Berlatsky

poem, “12 Rules for Manly Knowledge,” Synchronized Chaos, March 2023, https://synchchaos.com/poetry-from-noah-berlatsky/

4 poems, “ChatGPT Explains Conceptual Art,” “If if do blank more marks horrible will,” “New Year,” and “rise of the core,” D.O.R. #2, 2023, https://lachlanjmcdougall.wordpress.com/2023/03/14/d-o-r-issue-2-now-available/

10 poems, “Concrete geisha unearthing,” “Decide for Joy,” “Floppy ears,” “The Internet’s Forever Until It Isn’t,” “The moon doesn’t pay taxes,” “Progress,” “Real Poet,” “Revelation,” “Sure to Meet,” “The switch” & “When water-birds walk,” Five Fleas (Itchy Poetry), March 2023, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2023/03/

2 poems, “Cow Drill” and “Spine,” dadakuku, March 2023, https://dadakuku.com/category/noah-berlatsky/

poem, “Real Ultimate Ninja Prose Poem Watch Out,” Red Ogre Review, March 2023, Issue 17, https://ogre.red/issues/2023-04/2023-04-berlatsky-noah/

poem, “Superintelligence: The Superior Villanelle,” Spillwords, March 6, 2023, https://spillwords.com/superintelligence/

Richard Magahiz

poem, genre, “Somebody blew up Mars,” Five Fleas, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2023/02/evening-of-february-25-2023.htm

3 poems, genre, “[the crust bends],” “[when these shackles],” “Dry lab,” Five Fleas, https://fivefleas.blogspot.com/2023/03/evening-of-march-12-2023.html

poem, non-genre, “[scorecard:],” Failed Haiku, https://failedhaiku.files.wordpress.com/2023/02/failedhaikuissue87-1.pdf

poem, non-genre, “The 8192 names of Fatima,” Contemporary Haibun Online, https://contemporaryhaibunonline.com/cho19-1table-of-contents/richard-magahiz-the-8192-names-of-fatima/

Ian Willey

haiku, “weatherman was right for once,” Asahi Haikuist Network, March 3, 2023, https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14850865

prose poem, “Exercise in Futility,” Microfiction Monday, 177th Edition, March 13, 2023, https://microfictionmondaymagazine.com/

haiku, “those who didn’t pass,” Asahi Haikuist Network, March 31, 2023, https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14873396

Akua Lezli Hope

panels, “Form Poetry,” “Creating a Chapbook: How To,” “Poetry Reading,” “Speculative Poetry: The oldest genre you’ve never heard of” & “Creating For an Audience vs. Making Just For You,” Flights of Foundry, April 14-15, 2023, https://flights-of-foundry.org/

Alicia Hilton

poem, “Eternal Silence,” JOURN-E vol 2, no 1, Vernal Equinox March 2023, https://www.mindseyepublications.com/blank-4?lightbox=dataItem-le351buw1

poem, “A Very Fine Vintage,” The Vampiricon: Imaginings and Images of the Vampire, February 2023, https://www.lulu.com/shop/frank-coffman/the-vampiricon/paperback/product-wpy878.html 

poem, “Devoured (The Strange Story of a Bullfrog who Wanted a Bride),” Penumbric Speculative Fiction vol vi, issue 5, February 2023, https://www.penumbric.com/currentissue/hiltonDevoured.html

2 poems, “Changing Tides” & “Ode to Harriet,” AvantAppal(achia) issue 12, December 2022, https://www.avantappalachia.com/

David C. Kopaska-Merkel

poem, print, “Deadline”, Not One of Us #74, April 2023, https://legacyliteraryservices.com/not-one-of-us/

Lisa Timpf

poem, spec, “Occult Cases Squad,” Spaceports and Spidersilk, February 2023, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/spaceports-spidersilk-february-2023-edited-by-marcie-lynn-tentchoff-1

poems, spec, “It’s Only Cute When They’re Little,” “Dogs in Space,” and “[Earth recedes],” Scifaikuest February 2023 print, Hiraeth Publishing, https://www.hiraethsffh.com/product-page/scifaikuest-february-2023-edited-by-t-santitoro

poem, spec, “When on Alpha Tau . . . ,” Polar Starlight, Issue 9, March 1, 2023. https://polarborealis.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/POLAR-STARLIGHT-9-March-2023.pdf

Lori R. Lopez

poem, genre, “These Dreaded Hours”, Aphelion Webzine, March 2023, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2023/03/TheseDreadedHours.html

poem, genre, “Fungalosity”, JOURN-E 2.1, Vernal Equinox 2023; Volume 2, No. 1, https://www.lulu.com/shop/frank-coffman/journ-e-the-journal-of-imaginative-literature-vol-2-no-1/paperback/product-8en74q.html

S. T. Eleu

poem, “I’ll Be Home Soon,” Aphelion Webzine, March 2023, http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/poetry/2023/03/IllBeHomeSoon.html

Elena S. Kotsile

poem, “Theoxenia flees Thessaly,” Acropolis Journal, Issue Six, March 2023, https://acropolisjournaluk.wixsite.com/acropolisjournal/elena-s-kotsile-theoxenia-flees-thessaly

Ruth Berman

2 poems, genre, “Hadrosaur Soloists” & “Asimov and the Wonders”, California Quarterly vol. 49 #1 Spring 2023, https://www.californiastatepoetrysociety.org/

Lela Buis

poem, finalist, EverBe Pathway Poetry Contest, April 2023, https://everbefl.com/pathway-poetry-contest/


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