The 2001 Rhysling Anthology and Awards

The 2001 Rhysling Awards

Short Poem Category

First Place
"My Wife Returns as She Would Have It" by Bruce Boston

Second Place (tie)
"Of Dance Steps and Distances" by G.O. Clark
"Reflections in a Fading Mir" by Ann K. Schwader

Third Place
"Persephone Wakening" by Tracina Jackson-Adams

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First Place
"January Fires" by Joe Haldeman

Second Place (tie)
"Valley of Years" by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
"Maya" by James S. Dorr

Third Place (tie)
"Lesions of Genetic Sin" by Bruce Boston
"Event Horizons" by Gene van Troyer



The 2001 Rhysling Anthology:
The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Poetry of 2000

2001 Rhysling Anthology cover spacer Rhysling Chair: G.O. Clark
Compiler: David C. Kopaska-Merkel
Design and Printing: Mike Williams
Cover Art: Julia Morgan-Scott
Back Cover Art: Allen Koszowski
Publisher: Science Fiction Poetry Association


Short Poems First Published in 2000

Mike Allen • Planeta do FavelaDefacing the Moon (DNA Publications, 2000).
Bruce Boston • My Wife Returns As She Would Have It • Asimov’s Science Fiction, March 2000.
G. O. Clark • Of Dance Steps and Distances • Icarus Ascending, Oct. 2000.
David Clink • First Contact • Analog Science Fiction and Fact, July/Aug. 2000.
Sandy DeLuca • Sarah • Burial Plot in Sagittarius (Thievin’ Kitty Publications, 2001).
Denise Dumars • Nehebka • Isis Rising, 2000.
Roger Dutcher • Outbound: Cryogenic Dream Issue 1 • Talebones, Spring 2000.
Timons Esaias • Advice for Our New Galactic Warriors • Fantasy Commentator, Spring 2000.
Timons Esaias • The Last Word • Asimov’s Science Fiction, May 2000.
Albert Goldbarth • untitled • Poetry, July 2000.
Tracina Jackson-Adams • Persephone Wakening • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Spring 2000.
Mary Soon Lee • Every Other Day of the Year • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 11/11/00.
Sandra Lindow • The Sibyl Servant • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Autumn 2000.
Terry McGarry • Terminal Moraine • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Spring 2000.
Tom Piccirilli • Not Yet of the Flesh • A Student of Hell (Skull Job Productions, 2000).
John Salonia • The Oort Cloud • Star*Line 23.3, 2000.
Ann K. Schwader • Reflections in a Fading MirMythic Delirium 3, 2000.
Marge Simon • Ebonmadder’s Run • Space & Time 92, 2000.
Bobbi Sinha-Morey • Fairy in Winter • Icarus Ascending, Oct. 2000.
Mary Rudbeck Stanko • Poem for Persephone • Isis Rising, 2000.


Long Poems First Published in 2000

Sabina C. Becker • Worldbuilding • Dreams & Nightmares 56, 2000.
Bruce Boston • The Lesions of Genetic Sin • (Miniature Sun Press, 2000).
Bruce Boston • Tale of the Dream Merchant • Fantasy Commentator, Spring 2000.
James S. Dorr • Maya • Strange Attraction (Bereshith/ShadowLands Press, 2000).
Roger Dutcher • Virtual Death • Star*Line 23.1, 2000.
Phil Emery • Barley Bree and Autumn • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Autumn 2000.
Joe Haldeman • January Fires • Asimov’s Science Fiction, Jan. 2001.
Charlee Jacob • Stalking the Perception • Icarus Ascending, Oct. 2000.
Charlee Jacob • Beds • Flowers from a Dark Star, Dark Regions Press, 2000.
Charlee Jacob • Skin • Perihelion Broadside Series 3 (Miniature Sun Press, 2000).
David C. Kopaska-Merkel • Valley of Years • Results of a Preliminary Investigation of Electrochemical Properties of Some Organic Matrices (Eraserhead Press, 2000).
Sandra Lindow • Because We Must • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Spring 2000.
Kurt Newton • beneath the pale city • The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Autumn 2000.
Richard William Pearce • Pegasus Rose • Mythic Delirium 3, 2000.
Gene van Troyer • Event Horizons • Snow Monkey 2.1, 2000.


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