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...

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,...

Novedades de Mayo en Hispanoamérica

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

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...

Interview – Elizabeth Barrette, Poet and Wordsmith

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An interview with full-time wordsmith Elizabeth Barrette

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.

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.

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

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

Genre Poetry Round Up March 2015 – Haiku!

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

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!).

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!

Poetry – The First Bite of the Apple, Jennifer Crow

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Familiar stories made new, fresh and strange.

100 años de Bradbury: a propósito de su poesía

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Celebrating Ray Bradbury's Centennial

Top Post de Febrero

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What we wrote about in Febrero

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 – Elgin Award Nominee Showcase

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

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...

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...

Speculative Poetry Round Up December 2014

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

Poetry – Cinderella Jump Rope Rhymes

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Some unexpected finds discovered while stumbling around the internet.

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.

Magazine Review – Mythic Delirium – A Transition

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

Poetry Review – Much Slower Than Light, C. Clink

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Carolyn Clink's poetry exhibits an astonishing variety of form, subject and genre.