Elgin and Dwarf Star Award Winners

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the winners of this year’s Elgin Award for Books and Dwarf Star Awards for Short Speculative Poetry.

Elgin Awards

  • Book: Sweet Poison, by Marge Simon & Mary Turzillo
  • Chapbook: Wolf Skin, by Mary McMyne

Dwarf Star

  • “abandoned nursing home,” by Greg Shwartz

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Obituary: Jack L. Brizzi, Jr.

Fan Jack L. Brizzi, Jr.(b.1976) died suddenly on September 27. Brizzi frequently attended Marcon, Worldcons, and other science fiction and horror conventions. He recently collaborated with his mother, science fiction author Mary Turzillo, on an article examining the use of horror poetry in deathmetal lyrics.