October 26, 2021
2021 SFPA Poetry Contest and Bonus Halloween Poem

Happy October and happy Halloween/Samhain to those of you who are celebrating this year! I have some publishing updates to share, including one that is aptly themed for the season.

My speculative/scifi poems “Docking on Phobos” and “Fireflies in Retrograde” were recently announced as second and third place winners in the long category of the 2021 SFPA Poetry Contest!

A huge and heartfelt thank you goes out to this year’s contest judge, Sheree Renée Thomas, for the time and attention she gave to my work and the work of everyone else that entered this year’s contest...

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May 12, 2021
The Best News of My Life So Far

This February, I received what is probably of the best news of my life so far. I’ve been waiting for my physical copy to arrive in the mail before sharing the news on here, and it arrived yesterday. So, here is the news…I have been nominated for a 2021 Rhysling Award for my poem “Penelope, the truth”, which was originally published in Corvid Queen last year and is now featured in this year’s Rhysling Anthology!

For those unfamiliar with the Rhysling Award, it is one of the major awards writers of scifi/fantasy/horror poetry can receive, comparing in stature to the Nebula Award for scifi/fantasy fiction...

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