Bibliography of Speculative Poetry Anthologies

Speculative Poetry Publishers

Dark Regions Press

Hippocampus Press

A Midsummer Night's Press

P’rea Press

Raw Dog Screaming Press

Weird House Press

Speculative Poetry Books
Bibliography of English-Language Science-Fiction, Science, Fantasy, and Horror poetry collections from SFPA authors and editors:


Anthologies of speculative poetry

Reviews from Star*Line and elsewhere


Always Haunted: Hallowe'en Poems, LindaAnn LoSchiavo (Wild Ink Publishing)

Micropoetry for Microplanets, Brian U. Garrison (Space Cowboy Books)


A Belief in Cosmic Dailiness: Poems of a Fabled Universe, Angela Acosta (Red Ogre Review)

Dreamscapes and Dark Corners, Melissa Ridley Elmes (Alien Buddha Press)

The Ever-Evolving Alphabet, Kurt Newton (back room poetry)

From Voyages Unreturning, Deborah Davitt (Aqueduct Press)

How to Navigate Our Universe, Mary Soon Lee (Self-published)

Neon Lights and Plane Ticket, Eli Alemán

Rivers in Your Skin, Sirens in Your Hair, Marisca Pichette (Android Press)

The Savior and the Shadow Queen: A Fantastical Tale Told Through Sequential Poems, Kimberly McAfee (Quillkeepers Press)

The Telepathy Machine, Jean-Paul Garnier (Space Cowboy Books)

Texture of Silence, Eugen Bacon & Steve Simpson (Independent Legions Publishing)

A Troubled Sleep, Kurt Newton (back room poetry)

Vampire Ventures, LindaAnn LoSchiavo (Alien Buddha Press)


Angels of Hell: Poetic Tales of the Apocalypse, Vol.1, Chris ~cliff~ Reichard

Bounded by Eternity, Deborah Davitt

Halloween Hearts, Adele Gardner (Jackanapes Press)

In Days to Come, Lisa Timpf (Hiraeth Publishing)

Messengers of the Macabre: Hallowe'en Poems, LindaAnn LoSchiavo and David Davies (Audience Askew)

The Saint of Witches, Avra Margariti (Weasel Press)

Some Disassembly Required, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (diminuendo press)

Songs of the Underland & Other Macabre Machinations, Kurt Newton (Ravens Quoth Press)

Spacers Snarled in the Hair of Comets, Bruce Boston (Mind's Eye Publications)

Summoning Space Travelers, Angela Acosta (Hiraeth Books)

Tombstones: Selected Horror Poems, G. O. Clark (Weird House Press)


The Ghettobirds, Bryant O’Hara (Frayed Edge Press)

The Last Robot and Other Science Fiction Poems, Jane Yolen (Shoreline of Infinity)

Plague Year Poems: A Poem a Day for the Duration: March 22, 2020 through June 7, 2021, Michael H. Payne

Saving Shadows, Eugen Bacon (NewCon Press)

Speculate, Eugen Bacon and Dominique Hecq (Meerkat Press)

Unquiet Stars, Ann K. Schwader (Weird House Press)


Android Girl and Other Sentient Speculations, Michael H. Hanson (Three Ravens Publishing LLC)

Arthurian Things, Melissa Ridley Elmes (Dark Myth Publications)

The Astronaut's Window: Collection of Poems and Short Stories Celebrating Nature, Hazel Ann Lee (iUniverse)

Black Flames & Gleaming Shadows, Frank Coffman (Bold Venture Press)

Black Moon, Eugen Bacon (IFWG Publishing Australia)

Carpe Noctem, Robert Borski (Weird House Press)

Cries to Kill the Corpse Flower, Ronald J. Murray (Bizarro Pulp Press)

Easy Travel To The Stars, G. O. Clark (Alban Lake Publishing)

Night’s Island: New and Collected Poems, Meg Smith (Emu Books)

Otherwheres: Speculative Poetry, Akua Lezli Hope (AntFarm Books)

Poems That Could End the World, Ronald A. Busse (Turning Point)

Pretty Green Thorns, Meg Smith

A Refuge of Tales, Lynne Sargent (Renaissance Press)

The Sign of the Dragon, Mary Soon Lee (JABberwocky Literary Agency)

Space In Pieces, Juan Manuel Pérez (Self-Published)

Telling Strange Stories: A Guide to Understanding and Writing Great Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Poetry, David Vandervort

A Vow of Blood Collection, Debby Feo (Alban Lake Publishing)

The Withering, Ashley Dioses (Jackanapes Press)


The Ambassador Takes One For The Team, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Diminuendo Press)

Between Bites, Debby Feo (Alban Lake Publishing)

The Book of Fly, John Philip Johnson (Graphic Poetry Press)

The Ceremonial Armor of the Impostor, Gregory Kimbrell (Weasel Press)

The Coven’s Hornbook & Other Poems, Frank Coffman (Bold Venture Press)

Elemental Haiku, Mary Soon Lee (Ten Speed Press)

goodwill galaxy hunting, LeRoy Gorman (Urban Farmhouse Press) 2019

The Place of Broken Things, Linda D. Addison & Alessandro Manzetti (Crystal Lake Publications)

The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection, Wendy Van Camp

A Route Obscure and Lonely, LindaAnn LoSchiavo (Wapshott Press)

Shelter in Place, Catherine Kyle (Spuyten Duyvil)

Small Waiting Objects, T.D. Walker (CW Books)

Such Luck, Sara Backer (Flowstone Press)

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Artifacts, Bruce Boston (Independent Legions)

Bleeding Saffron, David E. Cowen (Weasel Press)

Candle and Pins: Poems on Superstitions, Jacqueline West (Alban Lake Publishing)

The Comfort Of Screams, G. O. Clark (Alban Lake Publishing)

Debudaderrah, Robin Wyatt Dunn (John Ott)

The Endless Frontier: Poetry for Space Explorers, irving

Entanglement, David C. Kopaska-Merkel & Kendall Evans (Diminuendo Press)

I Tumble Through the Diamond Dust, Edward Willett (Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing)

Masks: Complete Trilogy, Joseph VanBuren (Sykophunk Productions)

Our Otherworld, Juleigh Howard-Hobson (The Red Salon)

Palaces of the Ages: Poetry of the Fantastic and the Strange, irving

Poetic Reflections: Blood On The Moon, Lori R. Lopez (Fairy Fly Entertainment)

Poetry for the Neon Apocalypse, Jake Tringali (Transcendental Zero Press)

There Will Be a Reckoning: Poems of Magic and Dread, irving

This Scarlet Dancing, Meg Smith

The Year of the Witch, Shannon Connor Winward (Sycorax Press)

Zen Amen, Michael Kriesel (Pebblebrook Press)

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Astropoetry, Christina Sng (Alban Lake Publishing)

broken bottle of time, John Reinhart (Alban Lake Publishing)

Built To Serve, G. O. Clark (Alban Lake Publishing)

A Catalogue of the Further Suns, F. J. Bergmann (Gold Line Press)

A Collection of Nightmares, Christina Sng (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Darkverse: The Shadow Hours, Lori R. Lopez (Fairy Fly Entertainment)

Dear Deepest Ghost, Meg Smith

Diary of a Sorceress, Ashley Dioses (Hippocampus Press)

Flying Solo: The Lana Invasion, Herb Kauderer (Poet's Haven Press)

heliophobia, Saba Syed Razvi (Finishing Line Press)

Horrific Punctuation, John Reinhart (Tiger's Eye Press)

Liberating The Astronauts, Christina M. Rau (Aqueduct Press)

Love For Slaughter, Sara Tantlinger (Strangehouse Books)

Metastable Systems, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Cyberwizard Productions) Print book: ($13 postpaid) Ebook: Smashwords

New Yesterdays, New Tomorrows, Brian Garrison (Self-Published)

Red Riding Hood's Real Life, Lana Hechtman Ayers (Night Rain Press)

Through a Certain Forest, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest, Robert Frazier and Bruce Boston (Crystal Lake Publishing)

When The Night Owl Screams, Michael H. Hanson (Moondream Press)

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Adding Colours to the Chameleon, Peter J. King (Wisdom's Bottom Press)

An Apparently Impossible Adventure, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Victims of a Failed Civics, Ken Poyner (Barking Moose Press)

Brief Encounters with My Third Eye: Selected Short Poems 1975–2016, Bruce Boston (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Field Guide to the End of the World, Jeannine Hall Gailey (Moon City Press)

Poems from the War, Robin Wyatt Dunn (Popcorn Press)

The Primitive Observatory, Gregory Kimbrell (Southern Illinois University Press)

Sacrificial Nights, Bruce Boston and Alessandro Manzetti (Kipple Officina Libraria)

The Seven Yards of Sorrow, David E. Cowen (Weasel Press)

Small Spirits: Dark Dolls, Marge Simon (Midnight Town Media)

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Apocalypse, John C. Mannone (Alban Lake Publishing)

Be Closer for My Burn, Robin Wyatt Dunn (Crisis
Chronicles Press

Bicycle Lotus, Sara Backer (Left Fork)

The Book of Robot, Ken Poyner (Barking Moose Press)

Crowned: The Sign of the Dragon, Book I, Mary Soon Lee (Dark Renaissance Books)

The Crimson Tome, K. A. Opperman (Hippocampus Press)

Dark Energies, Ann K. Schwader (P’rea Press)

The Dark Mister Snark, Lori R. Lopez (Fairy Fly Entertainment)

Dark Parchments: Midnight Curses and Verses, Michael H. Hanson (Moondream Press)

The Death Sonnets & Others, Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Rainfall Books)

Drink, Laura Madeline Wiseman (BlazeVOX [books])

Eden Underground, Alessandro Manzetti (Crystal Lake Publishing)

An Exorcism of Angels, Stephanie M. Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

A Guide to Endangered Monsters, Mary Turzillo (Night Ballet Press)

O’ Dark Heaven: A Response To Suzette Haden Elgin’s Definition Of Horror, Juan Manuel Pérez, illustrations by Marge Simon (The House of the Fighting Chupacabras Press)

Resonance Dark & Light, Bruce Boston (Eldritch Press)

The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, Jeannine Hall Gailey (Mayapple Press)

Sex, Lies, And Chupacabras, Juan Manuel Pérez, illustrations by Chuck Pearson (The House of the Fighting Chupacabras Press)

Wake, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Aldrich Press)

When Medusa Went on Chatroulette, Greg Baker (IFOST Press)

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American Galactic, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Martian Lit Books)

Dreams from a Black Nebula, Wade German (Hippocampus Press)

The First Bite of the Apple, Jennifer Crow (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Four Elements, Charlee Jacob, Marge Simon, Rain Graves & Linda D. Addison (Crossroad Press)

Gravedigger’s Dance, G. O. Clark (Dark Renaissance Books)

The Madness of Empty Spaces, David Cowen (Weasel Press)

Mourning Jewelry, Stephanie M. Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Poetic Reflections: The Queen Of Hats, Lori R. Lopez (Fairy Fly Entertainment)

SETI Hits Paydirt, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Popcorn Press)

Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience, Laura Madeline Wiseman (Lavender Ink)

Sweet Poison, Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo (Dark Renaissance Books) 

Undoing Winter, Shannon Connor Winward (Finishing Line Press)

Venus Intervention, Alessandro Manzettti and Corrine De Winter (Kipple Officina Libraria)

Wolf Skin, Mary McMyne (Dancing Girl Press)

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Dangerous Dreams, Marge Simon and Sandy DeLuca (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Dark Roads, Selected Long Poems 1971–2013, Bruce Boston (Dark Renaissance Books)

Darling Hands, Darling Tongue, Sally Rosen Kindred (Hyacinth Girl Press)

Defiance:A Narrative Poem, Lela E. Buis (That Ridge, Inc.)

Demonstra, Bryan Thao Worra (Innsmouth Free Press)

The Duties of a Cat, Jenny Blackford (Pitt Street Poetry)

Entwined: The Marriage of Dream and Vision, Lela E. Buis (That Ridge, Inc.)

Hysteria: A Collection of Madness, Stephanie Wytovich (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

In the End: Apocalyptic Poetry, Debra Kraft. Review copies available upon request.

Inhuman: Haiku from the Zombie Apocalypse, Joshua Gage (The Poet's Haven)

The Intergalactic Cookbook, Marge Simon, Sandy DeLuca, & Terrie Leigh Relf (Alban Lake Publishing)

Letting out the Demons, Terrie Leigh Relf (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Luminous Worlds, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Dark Regions Press)

noise of our origin, Dietmar Tauchner (Red Moon Press, 2013)

Our Rarer Monsters • Noel Sloboda (Sunnyoutside, 2013)

Scenes Along the Zombie Highway, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Selected Regions of the Moon, J. E. Stanley (NightBallet Press)

The Sex Lives of Monsters, Helen Marshall (Kelp Queen Press)

Unexplained Fevers, Jeannine Hall Gailey (New Binary Press)


Anthropomorphisms, Bruce Boston (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Come Late to the Love of Birds, Sandra Kasturi (Tightrope Books)

Cthulhu on Lesbos, David Jalajel (AHAdada Books)

Dark Duet, Linda D. Addison & Stephen M. Wilson (Necon eBooks)

The Edible Zoo (children's poetry), David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

The Gorelets Omnibus: Collected Poems 2001-2011, Michael Arnzen (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Grim Series, Kristine Ong Muslim (Popcorn Press)

Herman's Store, Debby Feo (Smashwords)

The House of Forever, Samantha Henderson (Raven Electrick Ink)

The Last Selchie Child, Jane Yolen (A Midsummer Night's Press)

Lovers & Killers, Mary Turzillo (Dark Regions Press)

Measured Extravagance, Peg Duthie (Upper Rubber Boot Books)

Meet the Mercusons, Debby Feo (Sam's Dot Publishing)

The Monstrance • Bryan D. Dietrich (Needfire Poetry)

The New Arcana, John Amen &‪ Daniel Harris (NYQ Books)

Notes from the Shadow City, Gary William Crawford and Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

Of the Divining and the Dead, Saba Syed Razvi (Finishing Line Press)

On the Brink of Never, edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Out of the Black Forest, F. J. Bergmann (Centennial Press)

Paranormal Romance, Denise Dumars (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Phantom Navigation, Robert Frazier (Dark Regions Press)

The Receptionist • Lesley Wheeler (Aqueduct Press, 2012)

Tails From the 'Hood, Debby Feo (Smashwords)

The Über Cat & Dragon Owner ManualMarge Simon & Mary Turzillo (Sam's Dot Publishing)

What If What’s Imagined Were All True, Roz Kaveny (A Midsummer Night's Press)

White Shift, G.O. Clark (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Why Photographers Commit Suicide, Mary McCray, illustrations by Emi Villavicencio (Trementina Books)


Blood Wallah and Other Poems, Robert Borski (Dark Regions Press)

Dreaming of Days in Astophel, Lyn C. A. Gardner (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Fairy Tales in Electri-City, Francesca Lia Block (A Midsummer Night's Press)

How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend, Linda D. Addison (Crossroad Press)

The Mad Hattery, Marge Simon (Elektrik Milk Bath Press)

Naughty Ladies, Marge Simon (Eldritch Press)

Private Worlds: A Revised Atlas, Scott Green (Speaking Volumes)

Rapid Eye Movement, J.E. Stanley (Crisis Chronicles Press)

Shroud Of Night, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Surrealities, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

The Tin Men, Kendall Evans & David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Unearthly Delights, Marge Simon (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Vamps (A Retrospective), James Dorr (Sam's Dot Publishing)


Brushfires, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Dark Matters, Bruce Boston (Bad Moon Books)

Dragon Dictionary, Marge Simon & Mary Turzillo (Sam's Dot)

Isotropes: A Collection of Speculative Haibun, T.J. McIntyre (Philistine Press) (NB: This collection is available to read or download as a free .pdf at the link above.)

Prismatica: Science Fiction Poetry Spanning the Spectrum, Elizabeth Barrette (Diminuendo)

Wild Hunt of the Stars, Ann K. Schwader (Sam's Dot Publishing)


At the Threshold of Alchemy, John Amen (Presa)

Chimeric Machines, Lucy A. Snyder (Creative Guy Publishing)

Double Visions, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

Fortune's Lover: A Book of Tarot Poems, Rachel Pollack (A Midsummer Night's Press)

Intrinsic Night, J. E. Stanley and Joshua Gage (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Iron Angels, Geoff Landis (vanZeno Press)

Legends of the Fallen Sky, Marge Simon & Malcolm Deeley (Gromagon Press)

Masque of Dreams, Bruce Boston (Wildside Press)

Moon Ghazals, David Jalajel (Beard of Bees Press)

Mortician's Tea, G.O. Clark (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Night Ship to Never, Kendall Evans and David C. Kopaska-Merkel (CyberWizard Productions)

North Left of Earth, Bruce Boston (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Starkweather Dreams, Christopher Conlon (Creative Guy Publishing)

Strange Vegetables, G.O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Tales From the Holograph Woods: Speculative Poems, Eileen Kernaghan (Wattle & Daub Books)

Toward Absolute Zero, Karen L. Newman (Sam's Dot Publishing)


breaths, Joshua Gage (vanZeno Press)

Constellation of the Dragonfly, F.J. Bergmann (Plan B Press)

Dragon Soup, Marge Simon and Mary Turzillo (vanZeno Press)

Grandpa's Chair, Debby Feo (Trafford Publishing)

The Nightmare Collection, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

On the Edge, Debby Feo (Trafford Publishing)

The Phantom World, Gary William Crawford (Sam's Dot Publishing)

The Roswell Poems, Rane Arroyo (WordFarm Press)

Signs & Wonders, Jennifer Crow (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Touched By the Gods, Sandra Lindow (Sam's Dot Publishing)


25-Cent Rocket Ship To the Stars, G. O. Clark (Dark Regions Press)

Age of Miracles, Annie Boyle (Fevvers Press)

Being Full of Light, Insubstantial, Linda D. Addison (Space & Time)

Bits and Pieces, Greg Schwartz (Spec House of Poetry)

Fairy Tales for Writers, Lawrence Schimel (A Midsummer Night's Press)

I Feel So Schizophrenic, The Starship's Aft-Brain Said, Kendall Evans (Sam's Dot Publishing)

In Deepspace Shadows (A Dramatic Poem in Two Acts), Kendall Evans (Mythic Delirium Books)

In the Yaddith Time, Ann K. Schwader (Mythos Books)

The Memory of Persistence, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Naked Snake Press)

Night Smoke, Bruce Boston & Marge Simon (Kelp Queen Press)

On The Other Side Of The Eye, Bryan Thao Worra (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Ossuary, JoSelle Vanderhooft (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Poetry Red-Shifted In The Eyes Of A Dragon, Kendall Evans (Spec House Of Poetry)

Tango In The Ninth Circle, Corrine De Winter (Dark Regions Press)

Twenty-One Novel Poems, Suzette Haden Elgin (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Vectors: A Week in the Death of A Planet, Marge Simon & Charlee Jacob (Dark Regions Press)

Your Cat & Other Space Aliens, Mary Turzillo (vanZeno Press)

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Cow Poetry and other notes from the field, M. Frost (Finishing Line Press)

The Futurist’s Mistress, Lorraine Schein (Mayapple Press)

The Incognito Body, Cynthia Hogue (Red Hen Press)

Lost in Ethos, S. Lorraine (PublishAmerica)

Long Way Home, R. D. Robinson (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Monstro, Bryan Thao Worra (author)

Red Planet Dust, Deborah P. Kolodji (Gromagon Press)

Rushing to Andromeda, Ruth Kennedy (Foothills Publishing)

Shades Fantastic, Bruce Boston (Gromagon Press)

Stellar Possibilities, John J. Dunphy (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Strange Wisdoms of the Dead, Mike Allen (Wildside Press)

Symphony of the Universe, Deborah P. Kolodji (Sam's Dot Publishing)

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the egg show, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (SpeakEasy Press (entirely handmade including the paper)

Etiquette with Your Robot Wife, Bruce Boston (Talisman)

I don't know what you're having, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

Separate Destinations, Kendall Evans and David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Abyss & Apex/D+66 Books)


Head Full Of Strange, Bruce Boston (Cyberpulp)

Pitchblende, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

The Ruined City, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (gnarled totem press)

Shoggoths, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Sam's Dot Publishing)

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River of Stars, Vonnie Winslow Crist (Lite Circle Books)

She Was There for Him the Last Time, Bruce Boston (Miniature Sun)


Consumed, Reduced to Beautiful Grey Ashes, Linda D. Addison (Space & Time)

Pavane for a Cyber-Princess, Bruce Boston (Miniature Sun)

Quanta, Bruce Boston (Miniature Sun)

White Space, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)

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The Complete Accursed Wives, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions)

Results of a preliminary investigation of the electrochemical properties of some organic matrices, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Eraserhead Press)

Y2K survival kit, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (smoldering banyan press)


Cold Tomorrows, Bruce Boston (Gothic)


Animated Objects, Linda D. Addison (Space & Time)

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Conditions of Sentient Life, Bruce Boston (Gothic)

Essential Fables, Vonnie Winslow Crist (Lite Circle Books)

hunger, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Preternatural Press)


Sensuous Debris, Bruce Boston (Dark Regions Press)


The Conspiracy Unmasked, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Dark Regions Press)

Galileo's Blindness, Mary Turzillo (Bacchae Press) (available from author)


Accursed Wives, Bruce Boston (Night Visions)

a round white hole, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (dbqp press)

Specula, Bruce Boston (Talisman)


Chronicles of the Mutant Rain Forest, Bruce Boston & Robert Frazier (Horror's Head Press)


Cybertexts, Bruce Boston (Talisman)

Short Circuits/Bad News from the Stars, Bruce Boston/Steve Sneyd (Ocean View) (double edition)

underfoot, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (the runaway spoon press) (2nd printing available from author)


Faces of the Beast, Bruce Boston (Starmont House)

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The Nightmare Collector, Bruce Boston (2AM)


Lawn Party, Mary Turzillo (Fantome Press)

Time, Bruce Boston (Titan)


Nuclear Futures, Bruce Boston (Velocities)


Alchemical Texts, Bruce Boston (Ocean View)


All the Clocks Are Melting, Bruce Boston (Velocities)

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