Rhysling Nominees List
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Winners and
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Complete List by Nominee
Records and Tallies


• Results by Year:

Ackerson, Duane   — 2 nominations; 2 wins

The Starman : short poem : 1978 W (tie)
Fatalities : short poem : 1979 W (tie)

Allen, Mike   — 7 nominations; 3 wins

Epochs in Exile: A Fantasy Trilogy [by Charles Saplak
& MA] : long poem : 2003 W (tie)
A Ghost Story : short poem : 2003/2
How I Will Outwit the Time Thieves : short poem : 2004/3
The Night Watchman Dreams His Rounds at the REM Sleep Factory : long poem : 2005/3
The Strip Search : short poem : 2006 W
The Journey to Kailash : long poem : 2007 W
Rattlebox III [by MA, Kendall Evans & David
C. Kopaska-Merkel
] : long poem : 2010/2

Atwood, Margaret   — 1 nomination

Ice Palace : short poem : 2008/2

Ayers, Lana Hechtman   — 1 nomination

The First Story : long poem : 2010/3

Beatty, Greg   — 1 nomination; 1 win

No Ruined Lunar City : short poem : 2005 W

Bergmann, F. J.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Eating Light : short poem : 2008 W

Berman, Ruth   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Potherb Gardening : short poem : 2003 W

Bishop, Michael   — 1 nomination; 1 win

For the Lady of a Physicist : long poem : 1979 W

Boston, Bruce   — 11 nominations; 8 wins

For Spacers Snarled in the Hair of Comets : short poem : 1985 W
The Nightmare Collector : short poem : 1988 W (tie)
In the Darkened Hours : long poem : 1989 W (tie)
Spacer's Compass : short poem : 1994 W (tie)
Future Present: A Lesson in Expectation : short poem : 1996 W
grand master poet : 1999 W
Confessions of a Body Thief : short poem : 1999 W
The Lesions of Genetic Sin : long poem : 2001/3
My Wife Returns As She Would Have It : short poem : 2001 W
Pavane for a Cyber-Princess : long poem : 2002/2
Dark Rains Here and There : long poem : 2011/2

Bradbury, Ray   — 1 nomination; 1 win

grand master poet : 2008 W

Breiding, G. Sutton   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Epitaph for Dreams : short poem : 1990 W

Brown, Rachel Manija   — 1 nomination

Nine Views of the Oracle : short poem : 2010/3

Campbell, Tyree   — 1 nomination

Not One of Us : long poem : 2003/3

Cederling, Siv   — 1 nomination; 1 win

A Letter from Caroline Herschel : long poem : 1985 W

Clark, G. O.   — 1 nomination

Of Dance Steps and Distances : short poem : 2001/2

Cohen, Lucy   — 1 nomination

Observe the Month of Spring : short poem : 2004/2

Collins, Billy   — 1 nomination

The Future : short poem : 2009/3

Cooney, C. S. E.   — 2 nominations; 1 win

Dogstar Men : short poem : 2011/3
The Sea King's Second Bride : long poem : 2011 W

Cornfield, Adam   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Your Time and You : long poem : 1983 W

Daciuk, William   — 1 nomination; 1 win

To Be from Earth : long poem : 1993 W

Daniels, Keith Allen   — 1 nomination

Satan is a Mathematician : short poem : 1996 (hon.men.)

Dietrich, Bryan D.   — 1 nomination

The Engineer : long poem : 2008/3

Disch, Thomas M.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

On Science Fiction : long poem : 1981 W

DiZazzo, Raymond   — 1 nomination; 1 win

On the Speed of Light : short poem : 1982 W

Dorman, Sonya   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Corruption of Metals : short poem : 1978 W (tie)

Dorr, James S.   — 2 nominations

The Westfarer : long poem : 1996 (hon.men.)
Maya : long poem : 2001/2

Duffin, Ken   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Meeting Place : short poem : 1981 W

Dumars, Denise   — 2 nominations

Bilateral Symmetry : short poem : 1996 (hon.men.)
In Bubastis : long poem : 2002/2

Dutcher, Roger   — 2 nominations; 1 win

Trouble with Math : long poem : 2002/3
Just Distance : short poem : 2004 W

Ehrlich, Helen   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Two Sonnets : short poem : 1984 W

Elgin, Suzette Haden   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Rocky Road to Hoe : short poem : 1988 W (tie)

El-Mohtar, Amal   — 3 nominations; 2 wins

Damascus Divides the Lovers by Zero, or the City is Never Finished [by AE &
Catherynne M. Valente] : long poem : 2009/3
Song for an Ancient City : short poem : 2009 W
Peach-Creamed Honey : short poem : 2011 W

Eng, Steve   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Story Books and Treasure Maps : short poem : 1979 W (tie)

Evans, Kendall   — 4 nominations; 2 wins

The Tin Men [by KE & David C. Kopaska-Merkel] : long poem : 2006 W
In Deepspace Shadows : long poem : 2008/2
In the Astronaut Asylum [by KE & Samantha Henderson] : long poem : 2010 W
Rattlebox III [by Mike Allen, KE & David
C. Kopaska-Merkel
] : long poem : 2010/2

Ford, John M.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Winter Solstice, Camelot Station : long poem : 1989 W (tie)

Frazier, Robert   — 6 nominations; 4 wins

Encased in the Amber of Eternity : short poem : 1980 W (tie)
Salinity : short poem : 1989 W
Basement Flats [by W. Gregory Stewart & RF] : long poem : 1994 W
A Crash Course in Lemon Physics : long poem : 2002/3
grand master poet : 2005 W
Wreck-Diving the Starship : long poem : 2011/3

Garey, Terry A.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Spottings UFOs While Canning Tomatoes : long poem : 1997 W

Goss, Theodora   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Octavia Is Lost in the Hall of Masks : long poem : 2004 W

Grey, John   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Explaining Frankenstein To His Mother : short poem : 1998 W

Haldeman, Joe   — 5 nominations; 3 wins

Saul's Death : long poem : 1984 W
Eighteen Years Old, October Eleventh : short poem : 1991 W
January Fires : long poem : 2001 W
Old Twentieth: a century full of years : long poem : 2006/2
god is dead short live god : short poem : 2007/2

Henderson, Samantha   — 4 nominations; 1 win

Sleepers : long poem : 2007/3
Hungry: Some Ghost Stories : long poem : 2009/2
Spell : short poem : 2009/2
In the Astronaut Asylum [by Kendall Evans & SH] : long poem : 2010 W

Jackson-Adams, Tracina   — 1 nomination

Persephone Wakening : short poem : 2001/3

Jacob, Charlee   — 1 nomination

Hugo Schizophrenica : long poem : 2004/3

Joron, Andrew   — 3 nominations; 3 wins

Asleep in the Arms of Mother Night : short poem : 1978 W (tie)
The Sonic Waterfall of Primes : long poem : 1980 W
Shipwrecked on Destiny Five : long poem : 1986 W

Kopaska-Merkel, David C.   — 6 nominations; 1 win

Valley of Years : long poem : 2001/2
Medusa's Tale : long poem : 2003/2
meteor shower : short poem : 2003/3
The Tin Men [by Kendall Evans & DCK] : long poem : 2006 W
Tsunami Child : short poem : 2006/2
Rattlebox III [by Mike Allen, Kendall Evans & DCK] : long poem : 2010/2

Kornher-Stace, Nicole   — 1 nomination

The Changeling Always Wins : short poem : 2010/2

Landis, Geoffrey A.   — 2 nominations; 2 wins

Christmas (after we all got time machines) : long poem : 2000 W
Search : long poem : 2009 W

Le Guin, Ursula K.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Well of Baln : long poem : 1982 W

Lightman, Alan P.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

In Computers : short poem : 1983 W

Lindow, Sandra J.   — 1 nomination

Nursery Ghosts : short poem : 2004/3

Lunde, David   — 2 nominations; 2 wins

Song of the Martian Cricket : short poem : 1992 W
Pilot, Pilot : long poem : 1995 W

Marjesdatter, Rebecca   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Grimoire : short poem : 2000 W

McKinnon, Patrick   — 1 nomination; 1 win

dear spacemen : long poem : 1990 W

Memmott, David   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Aging Cryonicist in the Arms of His Mistress Contemplates the Survival
of the Species While the Phoenix Is Consumed by Fire : long poem : 1991 W

Morse, Drew   — 1 nomination

First Cross of Mars : long poem : 2006/3

Palwick, Susan   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Neighbor's Wife : short poem : 1986 W

Payack, Peter   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Migration of Darkness : short poem : 1980 W (tie)

Post, Jonathan V.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Before the Big Bang : short poem : 1987 W (tie)

Pratt, Tim   — 2 nominations; 1 win

Making Monsters : long poem : 2005/2
Soul Searching : long poem : 2005 W

Raphael, Dan   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Skin of Glass : short poem : 1995 W

Rezmerski, John Calvin   — 1 nomination; 1 win

A Dream of Heredity : short poem : 1987 W (tie)

Ristow, Rich   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Graven Idol's Godheart : short poem : 2007 W

Romanko, Karen A.   — 1 nomination

Binary Creation Myth : short poem : 2011/2

Rudolph, Mark   — 1 nomination

Threnody at Sea : short poem : 2002/2

Saplak, Charles M.   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Epochs in Exile: A Fantasy Trilogy [by CS & Mike Allen] : long poem : 2003 W (tie)

Schimel, Lawrence   — 2 nominations; 1 win

How to Make a Human : long poem : 2002 W
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Hole : short poem : 2007/3

Schwader, Ann K.   — 3 nominations; 1 win

Reflections In A Fading Mir : short poem : 2001/2
Rich & Strange : short poem : 2005/3
To Theia : short poem : 2010 W

Shepard, Lucius   — 1 nomination; 1 win

White Trains : long poem : 1988 W

Simon, Marge   — 2 nominations; 1 win

Variants of the Obsolete : long poem : 1996 W
South : short poem : 2006/3

Singh, Vandana   — 1 nomination

A Portrait of the Artist : long poem : 2004/2

Stewart, W. Gregory   — 4 nominations; 4 wins

Daedalus : long poem : 1987 W
The button, and what you know : long poem : 1992 W
Basement Flats [by WGS & Robert Frazier] : long poem : 1994 W
Day Omega : short poem : 1997 W

Swirsky, Rachel   — 1 nomination

The Oracle on River Street : short poem : 2008/3

Taaffe, Sonya   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Matlacihuatl's Gift : long poem : 2003 W (tie)

Trimm, Mikal   — 1 nomination

The Clockmaker's Wife : short poem : 2005/2

Valente, Catherynne M.   — 3 nominations; 1 win

The Eight Legs of Grandmother Spider : long poem : 2007/2
The Seven Devils of Central California : long poem : 2008 W
Damascus Divides the Lovers by Zero, or the City is Never Finished [by Amal
El-Mohtar
& CMV] : long poem : 2009/3

Van Troyer, Gene   — 1 nomination

Event Horizons : long poem : 2001/3

VanderMeer, Jeff   — 1 nomination; 1 win

Flight Is For Those Who Have Not Yet Crossed Over : short poem : 1994 W (tie)

Watkins, William John   — 1 nomination; 1 win

We Die As Angels : short poem : 2002 W

Watson, Ian   — 1 nomination

True Love : short poem : 2002/3

Winter, Laurel   — 2 nominations; 2 wins

why goldfish shouldn't use power tools : long poem : 1998 W
egg horror poem : long poem : 1999 W

Wolfe, Gene   — 1 nomination; 1 win

The Computer Iterates the Greater Trumps : long poem : 1978 W

Yolen, Jane   — 2 nominations; 2 wins

Will : short poem : 1993 W
grand master poet : 2010 W
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