The 2005 Rhysling Awards
Short Poem Category
|Long Poem Category
The 2005 Rhysling Anthology:
The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Poetry of 2004
|Editor and Rhysling Chair: Drew Morse
Layout and Typesetting: Mike Allen
Cover Art and Design: Tim Mullins
Printing: Fidlar Doubleday Inc.
Publisher: Dark Regions Press for the Science Fiction Poetry Association
Hard cover edition
Short Poems First Published in 2004
Mike Allen The Asteroid Painter Dreams
and Nightmares 67, June 2004.
Mike Allen The Best of All Probable Worlds Dreams and Nightmares 66, February 2004.
Mike Allen Strange Cargo Strange Horizons, December 6, 2004.
Greg Beatty No Ruined Lunar City Abyss & Apex 11 October 2004.
Ruth Berman Seating Chart The Magazine of Speculative Poetry 6.4, Autumn 2004.
Leah Bobet Her Hero Strange Horizons 3/22/04.
Bruce Boston, Heavy Weather Asimov’s Science Fiction 28.8, August 2004.
Judith Boyer I am the Ugly Stepsister Dreams and Nightmares 68, July 2004.
G.O. Clark Family Tree The Pedestal Magazine 25, December 2004.
Jennifer de Guzman Carnival Strange Horizons 1/19/04.
Roger Dutcher Bolts of Memory Dreams and Nightmares 66, February 2004.
John Garrison Her Master’s Whereabouts Fables 7.3, Autumn 2004.
John Grey Wizard Turns His Wife into a Frog Star*Line 27.3, May/June 2004.
Marci Rae Johnson Red Shirt Full Unit Hookup 5, Spring 2004.
Wesley Lambert Six Breaths Hadrosaur Tales, March 2004.
Robin M. Mayhall Mother of Atlantis Strange Horizons 8/32/04.
Pam McNew Rural Blessings Strange Horizons 11/15/04.
David Memmott The Oculist Builds Glass Eyes to Refocus His Grief The Magazine of Speculative Poetry 6.3, Spring 2004.
Joy Oestreicher To Catch the Light Star*Line 27.6, Nov/Dec 2004.
Terrie Leigh Relf A Poet On Board Illumen 1, October 2004.
Thomas D. Reynolds How to Survive on a Distant Planet Strange Horizons 5/3/04.
Karen A. Romanko Witch, You Say In Raven’s Runes (Sam’s Dot Publishing, 2004).
Charles M. Saplak The Submergence and Re-Emergence of John Starkey Dreams and Nightmares 67, June 2004.
Ann K. Schwader Diving Xibalba Dreams and Nightmares 68, July 2004.
Ann K. Schwader Rich & Strange Strange Horizons 12/13/04.
Ann K. Schwader Through a Lens Vaguely (Mars ’03) Astropoetica 2.1, Winter 2004.
Marge Simon The Seasons of Death The Pedestal Magazine 21, April 2004.
Sonya Taaffe Daughters of the Ash-Tree Not One of Us 32, October 2004.
Sonya Taaffe An Eclipse of Raven Dreams and Nightmares 68, July 2004.
Marcie Lynn Tentchoff The Spice of Life Decompositions, November 2004.
Mikal Trimm The Clockmaker’s Wife Star*Line 27.5, Sept/Oct 2004.
roibeárd uí-neíll elementary scientific theism The Magazine of Speculative Poetry 6.3, Spring 2004.
Scott H. Urban Plastered Raven Electrick, October 2004.
Catherynne M. Valente Gingerbread Music of a Proto-Suicide (J*A*M Pie Press, 2004).
William John Watkins Thank-You Note to Sandra from the Anti-Matter Universe Raven Electrick, June 2004.
Ian Watson In Praise of Spam Star*Line 27.2, March/April 2004.
Frida Westford Lamia Star*Line 27.5, Sept/Oct 2004.
Jane Yolen Musings About Seth Mythic Delirium 10, Winter/Spring 2004.
Long Poems First Published in 2004
Mike Allen The
Night Watchman Dreams His Rounds at the REM Sleep Factory Dreams
and Nightmares 69 October 2004.
Elizabeth Barrette The Poltergeist of Polaris The Pedestal Magazine 24, October 2004.
Greg Beatty The Other Sleeping Beauties Strange Horizons 11/22/04.
John Borneman Gargoyle Abyss & Apex 11, October 2004.
Bruce Boston The Changing of the Flesh Star*Line 27.4, July/Aug 2004.
Christine Butterworth-McDermott Flounder Tales of the Unanticipated 25, August 2004.
Joe R. Christopher Interiors and Exteriors In The Classical World II (The Laocoön Press, 2004).
G.O. Clark The Smile Star*Line 27.2, March/April 2004.
Gary Every Azurite Mine Mythic Delirium 11, Summer/Fall 2004.
Larry Hammer Her First Affair Abyss & Apex 10, July 2004.
L.A. Story Houry Blue Teardrops Illumen 1, October 2004.
Charlee Jacob Craft and the Artificial Satellite In The Desert (Dark Regions Press, 2004).
Andrew Joron and Robert Frazier Uncompressed Rituals Synergy SF: New Science Fiction, Ed. George Zebrowski (Five Star, 2004).
David C. Kopaska-Merkel Quietly Stealing the Sun Illumen 1, October 2004.
F. Korn Winter The Iconoclast 87, 2004.
Claudia C. McGivney Homicide Wicked Hollow 8, May 2004.
Tim Pratt Making Monsters Strange Horizons 7/19/04.
Tim Pratt Soul Searching Strange Horizons 7/12/04.
Harold Renisch Stirk ChiZine 21, 2004.
Heather Shaw Old Gods, New Rules Star*Line 27.3, May/June 2004.
Mary Sheffield string theory The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, 6.3 Spring 2004.
Catherynne M. Valente Vitia Capitalis Music of a Proto-Suicide (J*A*M Pie Press, 2004).
Bud Webster Three Observations Upon the Discovery that Water Once Existed on Mars Mythic Delirium 11, Summer/Fall 2004.
Short poem nominee not included in the anthology:
Derek Walcott [Time, that gnaws at bronze lions and dolphins] Poetry 184.5, Sept. 2004 and in The Prodigal (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004).