2015 Elgin Award Candidates

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the candidates for the Elgin Award.

Named for SFPA founder Suzette Haden Elgin, the awards are presented in two categories, Chapbook and Book. To be considered, chapbooks must contain 10-39 pages of poetry and books must contain 40 or more pages of poetry. The books must have been published in 2013 or 2014.

The Book of Answers • Herb Kauderer (Written Image, 2014)
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A Guide for the Practical Abductee • E. Kristin Anderson (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014)
If the World Were to Stop Spinning • David Clink (Piquant Press, 2014)
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Selected Regions of the Moon • J. E. Stanley (NightBallet Press, 2013)
request .pdf from editor Dianne Borsenik at [email protected]
Seti Hits Paydirt • David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Popcorn Press, 2014)
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Spaces of Their Own • Russell Jones (Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2013)
Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town • John Philip Johnson (Graphic Poetry, 2014)
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Undoing Winter • Shannon Connor Winward (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Wolf Skin • Mary McMyne (Dancing Girl Press, 2014)
request .pdf from [email protected]; sample poems at marymcmyne.com/wolf-skin/
Full-length Books
Dark Roads: Selected Long Poems 1971-2012 • Bruce Boston (Dark Renaissance Books, 2013) request .pdf from [email protected]; sample poems and illustrations available at bruceboston.com/DarkRoadsSampler.html
The Dishonesty of Dreams • A.J. Odasso (Flipped Eye Publishing, 2014)
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Dreams from a Black Nebula • Wade German (Hippocampus Press, 2014)
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Fearworms • Robert Payne Cabeen (fanboy comics, 2014)
download .pdf at https://www.dropbox.com/s/plrit0imzsrhgzq/FEARWORMS.Review.Galley.pdf?dl=0
The First Bite of the Apple • Jennifer Crow (Elektrik Milk Bath Press, 2013)
The Grandson of Heinrich Schliemann & Other Truths and Fictions • David Lunde (Mayapple Press, 2014)
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Gravedigger’s Dance • G.O. Clark (Dark Renaissance Books, 2014)
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The Haunted Girl • Lisa M. Bradley (Aqueduct Press, 2014)
Hungry Constellations • Mike Allen (Mythic Delirium Books, 2014)
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If the Tabloids Are True What Are You? • Matthea Harvey (Graywolf Press, 2014)
An Inheritance of Stone • Leslie J. Anderson (Alliteration Ink, 2014)
The Madness of Empty Spaces • David E. Cowen (Weasel Press, 2014)
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The Manufacturer of Sorrow • Michelle Scalise (Eldritch Press, 2014)
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Mourning Jewelry • Stephanie Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2014)
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noise of our origin • Dietmar Tauchner (Red Moon Press, 2013)
request .pdf from editor Jim Kacian at [email protected]
The Offspring of the Moon • John W. Sexton (Salmon Poetry, 2013)
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Our Rarer Monsters • Noel Sloboda (Sunnyoutside, 2013)
Prophets • Peter A. Salomon (Eldritch Press, 2014)
The Rings of Ganymede • Kendall Evans (Alban Lake Publishing, 2014)
Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience • Laura Madeline Wiseman (Lavender Ink, 2014)
Space Traveler • Benjamin S. Grossberg (University of Tampa Press, 2014)
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Sweet Poison • Marge Simon & Mary Turzillo (Dark Renaissance Books, 2014)
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Unexplained Fevers • Jeannine Hall Gailey (New Binary Press, 2013)
Venus Intervention • Corrine De Winter & Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria, 2014) request .pdf from [email protected]

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2 thoughts on “2015 Elgin Award Candidates

  1. Can I just say, part of the prize for this should be a bag of marbles….

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