Linda D. Addison and Jenny Blackford are the winners of the 2021 Rhysling Awards presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA).
The winners were chosen by SFPA members, with 115 votes cast.
Winner: “Summer Time(lessness)” by Linda D. Addison, Star*Line 43.4
Second Place: “Why did white people conquer the world for spices and then never use them?” by R. Thursday, Drunk Monkeys (November 16)
Third Place: “Darning” by Sandra J. Lindow, Asimov’s Science Fiction (May/Jun)
Winner: “Eleven Exhibits in a Better Natural History Museum, London” by Jenny Blackford, Strange Horizons (14 Sept.)
Second Place: “A Song from Bedlam” by Nike Sulway, Liminality 23
Third Place: “Devilish Incarnations” by Bruce Boston, Star*Line 43.1
The 2021 Rhysling Anthology edited by Alessandro Manzetti, with book design by F. J. Bergmann and cover image by Adrian Borda, can be purchased at the SFPA site.