Why Science Fiction Poetry is Embarrassingly Bad

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I have been bothered for a long time by what passes for science fiction poetry, at least the kinds of “verse” (I use the...

Novedades de Mayo en Hispanoamérica

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Author and genre news from Peru, Chile, Mexico and Argentina

Interview with Bruce Boston – Part 1

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Bruce Boston. Among speculative poets and those who read it, he’s a well-known name. But just in case YOU are not familiar with him,...

Women Destroy* Hard SF Poetry!!! Round Up November 2015

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Oxymoron? If you think the title of this blog post is one, then read on, dear disillusioned reader! Be warned though, it's going to...

Poetry Reviews: An Antho & chapbook by R. Jones

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Diva Diane goes one better! Reviews of When Rockets Burn Through and Space Of Their Own. More poetry audio today than you can shake a stick at - so save your energy and listen instead.

Entrevista: Certamen Internacional de Microcuento y Poesía miNatura

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An interview with Ricardo Acevedo of miNatura SF magazine

Interview With SF Poet Steve Sneyd

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An interview with the very hard to find Steve Sneyd

Interview: Amal El-Mohtar

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Amal El-Mohtar is the Nebula-nominated author of The Honey Month, a collection of spontaneous short stories and poems written to the taste of 28...

The First Poem Written in Space

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The real scandal is that it took anyone this long to write a poem in space. The solution is easy.

Novedades de Julio

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Tanya rounds up the Latino field with new books, magazines and happenings.

Noticias Literatura 25-7

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Apache announces its future lineup and MiNatura releases a special poetry edition.

Interview – Elizabeth Barrette, Poet and Wordsmith

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An interview with full-time wordsmith Elizabeth Barrette

Blogger Invitado. Carlos Enrique Saldívar. Reseña del libro Horror Queer 1

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23 authors from across the globe offer up 19 queer-themed horror tales

Review: Swords of Steel from DMR Books

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Swords of Steel is a heavy metal anthology that takes us back to the art of traditional fantasy storytelling by painting heroes and villains as dark as the realms they inhabit.

Poetry – Elgin Award Nominee Showcase

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Today, something different. Spending a bit of time with the Elgin Award nominees.

TIMELY REVIEW! F&SF MARCH-APRIL 2020!

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Steve continues his F&SF reviews with the current (Mar-Apr) issue. He finds it a nice blend of SF (even some “hard SF”) and fantasy (even “hard” fantasy!).

Genre Poetry Round Up March 2015 – Haiku!

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We know Leonard NImoy wrote poetry, but did he haiku?

A Broader View of Science-Fiction Poetry

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Paul Cook’s essay on the badness of SF poetry makes a few good points—while being woefully clueless in other respects. As someone with a...

Poetry – The First Bite of the Apple, Jennifer Crow

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Familiar stories made new, fresh and strange.

Top Post de Febrero

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What we wrote about in Febrero

Poetry Review – Littlest Lovecraft series by Tro Rex and Eyona...

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The horror! The Horror! Lovecraft in verse...with pictures! My mind....it's descending into MADNESS!

Novedades de Mayo 2020 en Hispanoamérica

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Multiple anthology new releases, new issues of several magazines, a Peruvian animated film is selected for Cannes, and more

Speculative Poetry Round Up December 2014

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John Reinhart - and spec-fic poetry - seem to be everywhere these days

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by...

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a character who helps people after their death to transcend the human body and migrate their souls

Poetry Review – The Endless Machine by Max Ingram

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Who, or what, is the Endless Machine? You'll have to read some SF poetry to find out.

Poetry Review – Fearworms by Robert Payne Cabeen

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Not only does SF Poetry exist as a full-fledged entity, but there are also people who identify as SF Poets. AND they have their own little association too.

Magazine Review – Mythic Delirium – A Transition

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A review of the entire 30th issue of Mythic Delirium magazine.

Poetry – Cinderella Jump Rope Rhymes

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Some unexpected finds discovered while stumbling around the internet.

Review: Come Late to the Love of Birds

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Come Late to the Love of Birds, by Sandra Kasturi Tightrope Books, 2012 ISBN 9781926639512   Sandra Kasturi is a poet, writer, and editor, as well as co-creator...

The House of Forever – Samantha Henderson

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Oh hi! I'm glad you're back! Or maybe you're visiting me for the first time? Either way, I have a wonderful little book of...