Congratulations to all of the 2018 Rhysling Award winners! This prestigious award is presented each year by the Science Fiction Poetry Association for the best speculative poetry. You can find the winner biographies and photos here.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association was founded as the Science Fiction Poetry Association in 1978 to bring together poets and readers interested in speculative poetry. You can find out more about SFPA here.
|Short Poem CategoryFirst Place
“Advice to a Six-Year-Old”
Mary Soon Lee • Star*Line 40.2Second Place
“How to Grieve: A Primer for Witches”
Sara Cleto • Mythic Delirium, May
|Long Poem CategoryFirst Place
“The Mushroom Hunters”
Neil Gaiman • Brainpickings 4/26/17Second Place
Cassandra Rose Clarke • Star*Line 40.4
Editor and Rhysling Chair:
Linda D. Addison
Book Design: F.J. Bergmann
Cover Image: Dark Mermaid
by Rowena Morrill
Publisher: Science Fiction Poetry Association
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