2013 Rhysling Award Candidates
For poems published in 2013

47 Short Poems

“The Captain Speaks” by Leslie J. Anderson • Star*Line 36.1
“Nephology” by F.J. Bergmann • James Gunn's Ad Astra 2
“What She Dreams Of” by F.J. Bergmann • ChiZine March 2013
“How Many” by Ruth Berman • Asimov’s Science Fiction February 2013
“Liar, Liar” by Robert Borski • Dreams & Nightmares 94
“Music of the Stars” by Bruce Boston • 2013 Balticon Program Book
“View from the Oort Cloud” by Shelly Bryant • Illumen Spring 2013
“Singing the Plains” by Rachael Bundock • Goblin Fruit Summer 2013
“The Narrow Hours” by Gwendolyn Clare • Bull Spec 8
“Climbing Up the Sky” by G.O. Clark • Tales of the Talisman 9.1
(untitled) by Carolyn Clink • GUSTS: Contemporary Tanka 18, Fall/Winter 2013
“A City of Buried Rivers” by David Clink • Literary Review of Canada 21.9
“Why I Sold My Soul to the Storyteller” by Jennifer Crow • The First Bite of the Apple (Elektrik Milk Bath Press, 2013)
“Triptych” by Jane Crowley • Strange Horizons 9/9/13
“The Specialist” by James S. Dorr • Disturbed Digest June 2013
“The Bed I Haven't Made Yet” by Peg Duthie • Star*Line 36.2
“Turning the Leaves” by Amal El-Mohtar • Apex Magazine December 2013
‘imagining’ by Joshua Gage • Inhuman: Haiku from the Zombie Apocalypse (The Poet's Haven, 2013)
“Wheels” by Adele Gardner • Mythic Delirium 28
“A Virtuous Woman” by Nancy Hightower • Prick of the Spindle 7.3, September 2013
“After the Moon” by Russell Jones • Spaces of Their Own (Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2013)
“Sleeping Beauty Makes Dinner” by Sally Rosen Kindred • Goblin Fruit Winter 2013
“The Bagel Shop Across the Street” by David C. Kopaska-Merkel & Kendall Evans • Not One of Us 50
“Pinocchio in the Toothpick Factory” by Andrew Kozma • Star*Line 36.2
“Rivers” by Geoffrey A. Landis • Asimov’s Science Fiction June 2013
“The Waiting” by Dennis M. Lane • The Ghazal Page November 2013
“Don’t Call Me a Fairy” by B.J. Lee • Spellbound Spring 2013
“Topic of Cancer” by Sandra Lindow • 2014 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar
“Leaving Papa” by Darrell Lindsey • Kaleidotrope Summer 2013
“Bluebeard's Wife” by Helen Marshall • The Sex Lives of Monsters (Kelp Queen Press, 2013)
“Irène Joliot-Curie” by Mary McMyne • Painted Bride Quarterly 86, February 2013
“Ivy” by Adrienne J. Odasso • Not One of Us 50
“Rigel” by Adrienne J. Odasso • Dark Mountain Book 4
“While on the vacation shuttle” by Terrie Leigh Relf • Star*Line 36.4
“Rhythm of Hoof and Cry” by S. Brackett Robertson • Mythic Delirium 0.1
“The Bone Cutter's Lament” by James Frederick William Rowe • Songs of Eretz 1.2
“Apache Chief” by Sofia Samatar • Flying Higher, eds. Shira Lipkin & Michael D. Thomas
“Orbit” by Diane Severson • The Mystic Nebula, July 12, 2013
“Alien Interrogation” by Marge Simon • Silver Blade 17
“From the Soil” by Anna Sykora • Chrome Baby, April 18, 2013
“Faerystruck Down” by Jason Sturner • Tales of the Talisman Volume IX, Issue 1
“Blackmare” by Natalia Theodoridou • Ideomancer, December 1, 2013
“Indefensible Disclosures” by William John Watkins • Asimov's Science Fiction, April/May 2013
“My Translation Wouldn't Be the Same as Yours” by Lesley Wheeler • Avatar Review 15
“Even Cowgirls Spread the News” by Laurel Winter • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry Fall 2013
“Black Bird” by Stephanie M. Wytovich • Hysteria: A Collection of Madness (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2013)
“Re-Obsolete” by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro • Star*Line 36.4

31 Long Poems

“Hungry Constellations” by Mike Allen • Goblin Fruit Fall 2013
“Ponies and Rocketships” by Leslie Anderson • Asimov's Science Fiction, September 2013
“Songs at a Crossroad” by Megan Arkenberg • Ideomancer 12.1
“Hungry as Living Sorrow” by Jenny Blackford • 2013 SFPA Poetry Contest
“The Last Dream” by Leigh Blackmore • Weird Fiction Review 4
“Living on the Leys” by Bruce Boston • Bête Noire 12
“Riveted” by Lisa Bradley • Flying Higher, eds. Shira Lipkin & Michael D. Thomas
“Interim Problem Report 119V-0080” by Jennifer Clark • Paper Crow 3.1
“Into the Deep” by Kendall Evans • James Gunn's Ad Astra 2
“The Girl Who Tipped Through Time” by Robert Frazier • 2013 SFPA Poetry Contest
“Your Clone & You” by Robert Frazier • Dreams & Nightmares 94
“Diana's Justice” by Adele Gardner • Heroic Fantasy Quarterly 16
“The Siren of Mayberry Crescent” by Ada Hoffmann • Mythic Delirium 29
“Gingerbread House: The Apron’s Lot” by Sally Rosen Kindred • Jabberwock Review Winter 2013
“Backwater” by David C. Kopaska-Merkel • Magazine of Speculative Poetry Fall 2013
“Across the Dark, the Pioneers” by Geoffrey A. Landis • Starship Century (Microwave Sciences, 2013)
“Interregnum” by Mary Soon Lee • Star*Line 36.4
“I will show you a single treasure from the treasures of Shah Niyaz” by Rose Lemberg • Goblin Fruit Summer 2013
“Doppelgänger” by John Light • AWEN 82, November 2013
“Timeline Tapestry” by Sandra Lindow • Wisconsin Harvest II
“The Collected Postcards of Billy the Kid” by Helen Marshall • Postscripts to Darkness 4
“Special Delivery from the Unnamed Quadrant” by Jason Matthews • Star*Line 36.2
“Heaven and Earth” by Adrienne J. Odasso • Niteblade December 2013
“Sand Bags” by Dominik Parisien • Strange Horizons 11/18/13
“Ophelia” by Qyn • Strange Horizons 20 May 13
“Mary Shelley's Notebook” by Marge Simon • Songs of Eretz December 2013
“Allegra” by Christina Sng • Tales of the Talisman 8.3
“A Great Clerk of Necromancy” by Catherynne M. Valente • Apex Magazine June 2013
“Five Flavors” by Bryan Thao Worra • Expanded Horizons December 2013
“The Robo Sutra” by Bryan Thao Worra • Expanded Horizons July 2013
“Crazy” by Stephanie M. Wytovich • Hysteria: A Collection of Madness (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2013)

Nominations per publication:

2   Apex Magazine

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Asimov’s Science Fiction

1   Avatar Review
1   AWEN
1   Balticon Program Book 
1   Bête Noire
1   Bull Spec
1   ChiZine
1   Chrome Baby
1   Dark Mountain
1   Disturbed Digest
2   Dreams & Nightmares
2   Expanded Horizons
1   The First Bite of the Apple (Elektrik Milk Bath Press, 2013)
2   Flying Higher, eds. Shira Lipkin & Michael D. Thomas
1   The Ghazal Page
4   Goblin Fruit
1   GUSTS: Contemporary Tanka
1   Heroic Fantasy Quarterly
2   Hysteria: A Collection of Madness (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2013)
2   Ideomancer
1   Illumen
1   Inhuman: Haiku from the Zombie Apocalypse (The Poet's Haven, 2013)
1   Jabberwock Review
2   James Gunn’s Ad Astra
1   Kaleidotrope
1   The Literary Review of Canada
2   The Magazine of Speculative Poetry
1   The Mystic Nebula
3   Mythic Delirium
1   Niteblade
2   Not One of Us
1   Painted Bride Quarterly
1   Paper Crow
1   Postscripts to Darkness
1   Prick of the Spindle
1   The Sex Lives of Monsters (Kelp Queen Press, 2013)
2   SFPA Poetry Contest
1   Silver Blade
2  

Songs of Eretz

1   Spaces of Their Own (Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2013)
1   Spellbound
7   Star*Line
1   Starship Century (Microwave Sciences, 2013)
3   Strange Horizons
3   Tales of the Talisman
1   Weird Fiction Review
1   Wisconsin Harvest II
1   Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar

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