Elgin and Dwarf Star 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. The winner of the Dward Star Award will be reprinted in the SFPA anthology The 2013 Dwarf Stars Anthology: The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Short Poetry of 2013.

Elgin Awards

  • Book: Demonstra, by Bryan Thao Worra
  • Chapbook: The Sex Lives of Monsters, by Helen Marshall

Dwarf Star

  • “And Deeper than Did Ever Plummet Sound,” by Matt Joiner

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Dwarf Star Winners

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the winners of this year’s Dwarf Star Awards, for speculative fiction poems of fewer than ten lines. The winners, along with several other poems, will be reprinted in the SFPA anthology The 2012 Dwarf Stars Anthology: The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Short Poetry of 2012, edited by Stephen M. Wilson and Linda D. Addison.

First place: ” Bashō After Cinderella (iii),” by Deborah P. Kolodji
Second place: “The Hidden,” by Mary Turzillo
Third place: “Sarcophagus,” by N.E. Taylor

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Dwarf Star Winners

The Science Fiction Poetry Association has announced the winners of this year’s Dwarf Star Awards, for speculative fiction poems of fewer than ten lines. The winners, along with several other poems, will be reprinted in the SFPA anthology The 2009 Dwarf Stars Anthology: The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Short Poetry of 2008, edited by Deborah P Kolodji and Stephen M. Wilson.

First place: “Fireflies,” by Geoffrey A. Landis
Second place: “The Leaf Whisperer,” by Elizabeth Barrette
Third place: “Goodbye Billy Goat Gruff,” by Jane Yolen

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