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)
request .pdf from hkauderer@yahoo.com
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)
request .pdf from davidlclink@gmail.com
Selected Regions of the Moon • J. E. Stanley (NightBallet Press, 2013)
request .pdf from editor Dianne Borsenik at nightballetpress@gmail.com
Seti Hits Paydirt • David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Popcorn Press, 2014)
request .pdf from jopnquog@gmail.com
Spaces of Their Own • Russell Jones (Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2013)
Stairs Appear in a Hole Outside of Town • John Philip Johnson (Graphic Poetry, 2014)
request .pdf from johnjohnson68510@gmail.com
Undoing Winter • Shannon Connor Winward (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Wolf Skin • Mary McMyne (Dancing Girl Press, 2014)
request .pdf from mary.mcmyne@gmail.com; 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 bruboston@aol.com; sample poems and illustrations available at bruceboston.com/DarkRoadsSampler.html
The Dishonesty of Dreams • A.J. Odasso (Flipped Eye Publishing, 2014)
request .pdf from ajodasso@gmail.com
Dreams from a Black Nebula • Wade German (Hippocampus Press, 2014)
request .pdf from wadegerman@gmail.com; SFPA voting members can also request a print copy here: info@hippocampuspress.com
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)
request .pdf from jbkerman@mayapplepress.com
Gravedigger’s Dance • G.O. Clark (Dark Renaissance Books, 2014)
request .pdf from goclark@att.net
The Haunted Girl • Lisa M. Bradley (Aqueduct Press, 2014)
Hungry Constellations • Mike Allen (Mythic Delirium Books, 2014)
request .pdf from mythicdelirium@gmail.com
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)
request .pdf from decowen@mapalaw.com
The Manufacturer of Sorrow • Michelle Scalise (Eldritch Press, 2014)
request ebook from Darkiss566@aol.com
Mourning Jewelry • Stephanie Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2014)
request .pdf from books@rawdogscreaming.com
noise of our origin • Dietmar Tauchner (Red Moon Press, 2013)
request .pdf from editor Jim Kacian at jim.kacian@comcast.net
The Offspring of the Moon • John W. Sexton (Salmon Poetry, 2013)
request .pdf from latearrivalonearth@eircom.net
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)
request .pdf from bengrossberg@gmail.com
Sweet Poison • Marge Simon & Mary Turzillo (Dark Renaissance Books, 2014)
request .pdf from MSimon6206@aol.com or maryturzillo@earthlink.net
Unexplained Fevers • Jeannine Hall Gailey (New Binary Press, 2013)
Venus Intervention • Corrine De Winter & Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria, 2014) request .pdf from a.manzetti@hotmail.it

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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