The Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) has announced the winners of the annual Rhysling Awards for SF, fantasy, and horror poetry in short and long form categories. This year’s winners are:
“Advice to a Six-Year-Old”, Mary Soon Lee (Star*Line 40.2)
“How to Grieve: A Primer for Witches”, Sara Cleto (Mythic Delirium 5/17)
“Gramarye”, F.J. Bergmann (Polu Texni 12/26/17)
“The Mushroom Hunters”, Neil Gaiman (Brainpickings 4/26/17)
“For Preserves”, Cassandra Rose Clarke (Star*Line 40.4)
“Alternate Genders”, Mary Soon Lee (Mithila Review #9)
Poems are chosen by the membership of the SFPA, who vote on a list of nominations made by individual members, and published in the Rhysling anthology. Winners are often reprinted in the annual Nebula Awards anthology. The Rhysling Awards will be presented at Diversicon 26 held July 27-29, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Como Park Hotel in St. Paul MN.