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The 1983 Rhysling Anthology and Awards

The 1983 Rhysling Awards

Short Poem Category


  • In Computers by Alan P. Lightman
  • Long Poem Category


  • Your Time and You: A Neoprole's Dating Guide by Adam Cornford

  • The Rhysling Anthology
    The Best Science Fiction Poetry of 1982

    The 1983 Rhysling Anthology             Cover Art: Alfred Klosterman
                Interior Graphics: Robert Frazier, Karen G. Jollie & M.M. Roessner-Herman
                Rhysling Chair: Suzette Haden Elgin
                Published by the Science Fiction Poetry Association

    Rhysling Award nominees published in 1982

          Awards Key
                First Place winner
                More than one poem with the same color code within a category indicates a tie.


  • Erland Anderson Against the Anniversary of Our Extinction Portland Review, Vol. 28 Issue 2, 1982
  • Andrew Joron The Hunter: 20,000 A.D. Amazing, Nov. 1982
  • Alan P. Lightman In Computers Science 82, June 1982
  • Nancy Springer The Wolf Girl Speaks Star*Line, Vol. 5 Issue 6, 1982
  • Steve Rasnic Tem Syrup Asimov's Science Fiction, Mid-Dec. 1982
  • Lewis Turco The Stone: An Indian Legend Star*Line, Vol. 5 Issue 6, 1982
  • Jane Yolen Neptune Rising Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1982


  • Bruce Boston Human Remains Star*LineVol. 5 Issue 4, 1982
  • Adam Cornford Your Time and You: A Neoprole's Dating Guide Velocities, Issue 1, 1982
  • Sonya Dorman Star Stories Fantasy & Science Fiction, Feb. 1982
  • Elissa L. A. Hamilton The Last Planetarium Convention Star*Line, Vol. 5 Issue 5, 1982
  • Gene Van Troyer Three Views of the Cosmic Ballet The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry, 1982

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