Bibliography of Speculative Poetry Anthologies

Online Speculative Poetry Booksellers

SFPA Amazon bookstore

Clarkesworld Books

Dark Regions Press

Elektrik Milk Bath Press

Hippocampus Press

A Midsummer Night's Press

Popcorn Press


Spec House of Poetry

vanZeno Press

Speculative Poetry Books
Bibliography of English-Language Science-Fiction, Science, Fantasy, and Horror poetry collections from SFPA authors and editors:

Anthologies of speculative poetry

Reviews from Star*Line and elsewhere


Candle and Pins: Poems on Superstitions, Jacqueline West (Alban Lake Publishing)

The Comfort Of Screams, G. O. Clark (Alban Lake Publishing)

Entanglement, David C. Kopaska-Merkel & Kendall Evans (Diminuendo Press)

Poetry for the Neon Apocalypse, Jake Tringali (Transcendental Zero Press)

Zen Amen, Michael Kriesel (Pebblebrook Press)


Astropoetry, Christina Sng (Alban Lake Publishing)

broken bottle of time, John Reinhart (Alban Lake Publishing)

Built To Serve, G.O. Clark (Alban Lake Publishing)

A Catalogue of the Further Suns, F.J. Bergmann (Gold Line Press)

A Collection of Nightmares, Christina Sng (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Diary of a Sorceress, Ashley Dioses (Hippocampus Press)

Flying Solo: The Lana Invasion, Herb Kauderer (Poet's Haven Press)

heliophobia, Saba Syed Razvi (Finishing Line Press)

Horrific Punctuation, John Reinhart (Tiger's Eye Press)

Love For Slaughter, Sara Tantlinger (Strangehouse Books)

Metastable Systems, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Cyberwizard Productions) Print book: ($13 postpaid) Ebook: Smashwords

New Yesterdays, New Tomorrows, Brian Garrison (Self-Published)

Red Riding Hood's Real Life, Lana Hechtman Ayers (Night Rain Press)

Through a Certain Forest, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest, Robert Frazier and Bruce Boston (Crystal Lake Publishing)


Adding Colours to the Chameleon, Peter J. King (Wisdom's Bottom Press)

An Apparently Impossible Adventure, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Brief Encounters with My Third Eye: Selected Short Poems 1975–2016, Bruce Boston (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Field Guide to the End of the World, Jeannine Hall Gailey (Moon City Press)

Poems from the War, Robin Wyatt Dunn (Popcorn Press)

Sacrificial Nights, Bruce Boston and Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria)


Be Closer for My Burn, Robin Wyatt Dunn (Crisis
Chronicles Press

Bicycle Lotus, Sara Backer (Left Fork)

Crowned: The Sign of the Dragon, Book I, Mary Soon Lee (Dark Renaissance Books)

The Crimson Tome, K. A. Opperman (Hippocampus Press)

Dark Energies, Ann K. Schwader (P’rea Press)

The Death Sonnets & Others, Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Rainfall Books)

Drink, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Eden Underground, Alessandro Manzetti (Crystal Lake Publishing)

An Exorcism of Angels, Stephanie M. Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Resonance Dark & Light, Bruce Boston (Eldritch Press)

The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, Jeannine Hall Gailey (Mayapple Press)

Sacrificial Nights, Bruce Boston & Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria)

Wake, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Aldrich Press)

When Medusa Went on Chatroulette, Greg Baker (IFOST Press)


Dreams from a Black Nebula, Wade German (Hippocampus Press)

The First Bite of the Apple, Jennifer Crow (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Gravedigger’s Dance, G. O. Clark (Dark Renaissance Books)

The Madness of Empty Spaces, David Cowen (Weasel Press)

Mourning Jewelry, Stephanie M. Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

SETI Hits Paydirt, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Popcorn Press)

Undoing Winter, Shannon Connor Winward (Finishing Line Press)

Venus Intervention, Alessandro Manzettti and Corrine De Winter (Kipple Officina Libraria)

Wolf Skin, Mary McMyne (Dancing Girl Press)

American Galactic, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Martian Lit Books)

Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Lavender Ink)


Dangerous Dreams, Marge Simon and Sandy DeLuca
(Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Dark Roads, Selected Long Poems 1971–2013, Bruce Boston (Dark Renaissance Books)

Darling Hands, Darling Tongue, Sally Rosen Kindred (Hyacinth Girl Press)

Defiance:A Narrative Poem, Lela E. Buis (That Ridge, Inc.)

Demonstra, Bryan Thao Worra (Innsmouth Free Press)

The Duties of a Cat, Jenny Blackford (Pitt Street Poetry)

Entwined: The Marriage of Dream and Vision, Lela E. Buis (That Ridge, Inc.)

Hysteria: A Collection of Madness, Stephanie Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

In the End: Apocalyptic Poetry, Debra Kraft. Review copies available upon request.

Inhuman: Haiku from the Zombie Apocalypse, Joshua Gage (The Poet's Haven)

The Intergalactic Cookbook, Marge Simon, Sandy DeLuca, & Terrie Leigh Relf (Alban Lake Publishing)

Letting out the Demons, Terrie Leigh Relf (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Luminous Worlds, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Dark Regions Press)

noise of our origin, Dietmar Tauchner (Red Moon Press, 2013)

Our Rarer Monsters • Noel Sloboda (Sunnyoutside, 2013)

Scenes Along the Zombie Highway, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Selected Regions of the Moon, J. E. Stanley (NightBallet Press)

The Sex Lives of Monsters, Helen Marshall (Kelp Queen Press)

Unexplained Fevers, Jeannine Hall Gailey (New Binary Press)


Anthropomorphisms, Bruce Boston (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Come Late to the Love of Birds, Sandra Kasturi (Tightrope Books)

Cthulhu on Lesbos, David Jalajel (AHAdada Books)

Dark Duet, Linda D. Addison & Stephen M. Wilson (Necon eBooks)

The Edible Zoo (children's poetry), David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

The Gorelets Omnibus: Collected Poems 2001-2011, Michael Arnzen (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Grim Series, Kristine Ong Muslim (Popcorn Press)

The House of Forever, Samantha Henderson (Raven Electrick Ink)

The Last Selchie Child, Jane Yolen (A Midsummer Night's Press)

Lovers & Killers, Mary Turzillo (Dark Regions Press)

Measured Extravagance, Peg Duthie (Upper Rubber Boot Books)

The Monstrance • Bryan D. Dietrich (Needfire Poetry)

The New Arcana, John Amen &‪ Daniel Harris (NYQ Books)

Notes from the Shadow City, Gary William Crawford and Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

Of the Divining and the Dead, Saba Syed Razvi (Finishing Line Press)

On the Brink of Never, edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Out of the Black Forest, F.J. Bergmann (Centennial Press)

Paranormal Romance, Denise Dumars (Sam's Dot [now Alban Lake Publishing])

Phantom Navigation, Robert Frazier (Dark Regions Press)

The Receptionist • Lesley Wheeler (Aqueduct Press, 2012)

What If What’s Imagined Were All True, Roz Kaveny (A Midsummer Night's Press)

White Shift, G.O. Clark (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Why Photographers Commit Suicide, Mary McCray, illustrations by Emi Villavicencio (Trementina Books)


Blood Wallah and Other Poems, Robert Borski (Dark Regions Press)

Dreaming of Days in Astophel, Lyn C. A. Gardner (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Fairy Tales in Electri-City, Francesca Lia Block (A Midsummer Night's Press)

The Mad Hattery, Marge Simon (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Private Worlds: A Revised Atlas, Scott Green (Speaking Volumes)

Rapid Eye Movement, J.E. Stanley (Crisis Chronicles Press)

Shroud Of Night, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Surrealities, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

The Tin Men, Kendall Evans & David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Unearthly Delights, Marge Simon (Sam's Dot Publishing)


Brushfires, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Dark Matters, Bruce Boston (Bad Moon Books)

Isotropes: A Collection of Speculative Haibun, T.J. McIntyre (Philistine Press) (NB: This collection is available to read or download as a free .pdf at the link above.)

Prismatica: Science Fiction Poetry Spanning the Spectrum, Elizabeth Barrette (Diminuendo)

Wild Hunt of the Stars, Ann K. Schwader (Sam's Dot Publishing)


At the Threshold of Alchemy, John Amen (Presa)

Chimeric Machines, Lucy A. Snyder (Creative Guy Publishing)

Double Visions, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

Fortune's Lover: A Book of Tarot Poems, Rachel Pollack (A Midsummer Night's Press)

Intrinsic Night, J.E. Stanley and Joshua Gage (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Iron Angels, Geoff Landis (vanZeno Press)

Masque of Dreams, Bruce Boston (Wildside Press)

Moon Ghazals, David Jalajel (Beard of Bees Press)

Mortician's Tea, G.O. Clark (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Night Ship to Never, Kendall Evans and David C. Kopaska-Merkel (CyberWizard Productions)

North Left of Earth, Bruce Boston (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Starkweather Dreams, Christopher Conlon (Creative Guy Publishing)

Strange Vegetables, G.O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Tales From the Holograph Woods: Speculative Poems, Eileen Kernaghan (Wattle & Daub Books)

Toward Absolute Zero, Karen L. Newman (Sam's Dot Publishing)


breaths, Joshua Gage (vanZeno Press)

Constellation of the Dragonfly, F.J. Bergmann (Plan B Press)

The Nightmare Collection, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

The Phantom World, Gary William Crawford (Sam's Dot Publishing)

The Roswell Poems, Rane Arroyo (WordFarm Press)

Signs & Wonders, Jennifer Crow (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Touched By the Gods, Sandra Lindow (Sam's Dot Publishing)


25-Cent Rocket Ship To the Stars, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Age of Miracles, Annie Boyle (Fevvers Press)

Bits and Pieces, Greg Schwartz (Spec House of Poetry)

Fairy Tales for Writers, Lawrence Schimel (A Midsummer Night's Press)

I Feel So Schizophrenic, The Starship's Aft-Brain Said, Kendall Evans (Sam's Dot Publishing)

In Deepspace Shadows (A Dramatic Poem in Two Acts), Kendall Evans (Mythic Delirium Books)

In the Yaddith Time, Ann K. Schwader (Mythos Books)

The Memory of Persistence, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Naked Snake Press)

Night Smoke, Bruce Boston and Marge Simon (Kelp Queen Press)

On The Other Side Of The Eye, Bryan Thao Worra (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Ossuary, JoSelle Vanderhooft (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Poetry Red-Shifted In The Eyes Of A Dragon, Kendall Evans (Spec House Of Poetry)

Tango In The Ninth Circle, Corrine De Winter (Dark Regions Press)

Twenty-One Novel Poems, Suzette Haden Elgin (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Your Cat & Other Space Aliens, Mary Turzillo (vanZeno Press)

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Cow Poetry and other notes from the field, M. Frost (Finishing Line Press)

The Incognito Body, Cynthia Hogue (Red Hen Press)

Lost in Ethos, S. Lorraine (PublishAmerica)

Long Way Home, R. D. Robinson (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Monstro, Bryan Thao Worra (author)

Red Planet Dust, Deborah P. Kolodji (Gromagon Press)

Rushing to Andromeda, Ruth Kennedy (Foothills Publishing)

Shades Fantastic, Bruce Boston (Gromagon Press)

Stellar Possibilities, John J. Dunphy (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Strange Wisdoms of the Dead, Mike Allen (Wildside Press)

Symphony of the Universe, Deborah P. Kolodji (Sam's Dot Publishing)

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the egg show, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (SpeakEasy Press (entirely handmade including the paper)

I don't know what you're having, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Separate Destinations, Kendall Evans and David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Abyss & Apex/D+66 Books)

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The Ruined City, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (gnarled totem press)

Shoggoths, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

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Results of a preliminary investigation of the electrochemical properties of some organic matrices, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Eraserhead Press)

Y2K survival kit, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (smoldering banyan press)

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hunger, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Preternatural Press)

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The Conspiracy Unmasked, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Dark Regions Press)

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a round white hole, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (dbqp press)

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underfoot, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (the runaway spoon press) (2nd printing available from author)

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