Rhysling Awards Winners By Year
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Winners—
By Year
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Winners and
Nominations—
Complete List by Nominee
Records and Tallies


• Results by Year:

 
2011
SHORT POEM: "Peach-Creamed Honey", Amal El-Mohtar
LONG POEM: "The Sea King's Second Bride", C. S. E. Cooney
 
2010
SHORT POEM: "To Theia", Ann K. Schwader
LONG POEM: "In the Astronaut Asylum", Kendall Evans & Samantha Henderson
GRAND MASTER POET: Jane Yolen
 
2009
SHORT POEM: "Song for an Ancient City", Amal El-Mohtar
LONG POEM: "Search", Geoffrey A. Landis
 
2008
SHORT POEM: "Eating Light", F. J. Bergmann
LONG POEM: "The Seven Devils of Central California", Catherynne M. Valente
GRAND MASTER POET: Ray Bradbury
 
2007
SHORT POEM: "The Graven Idol's Godheart", Rich Ristow
LONG POEM: "The Journey to Kailash", Mike Allen
 
2006
SHORT POEM: "The Strip Search", Mike Allen
LONG POEM: "The Tin Men", Kendall Evans & David C. Kopaska-Merkel
 
2005
SHORT POEM: "No Ruined Lunar City", Greg Beatty
LONG POEM: "Soul Searching", Tim Pratt
GRAND MASTER POET: Robert Frazier
 
2004
SHORT POEM: "Just Distance", Roger Dutcher
LONG POEM: "Octavia Is Lost in the Hall of Masks", Theodora Goss
 
2003
SHORT POEM: "Potherb Gardening", Ruth Berman
LONG POEM (tie): "Epochs in Exile: A Fantasy Trilogy", Charles Saplak & Mike Allen
LONG POEM (tie): "Matlacihuatl's Gift", Sonya Taaffe
 
2002
SHORT POEM: "We Die As Angels", William John Watkins
LONG POEM: "How to Make a Human", Lawrence Schimel
 
2001
SHORT POEM: "My Wife Returns As She Would Have It", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM: "January Fires", Joe Haldeman
 
2000
SHORT POEM: "Grimoire", Rebecca Marjesdatter
LONG POEM: "Christmas (after we all got time machines)", Geoffrey A. Landis
 
1999
SHORT POEM: "Confessions of a Body Thief", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM: "egg horror poem", Laurel Winter
GRAND MASTER POET: Bruce Boston
 
1998
SHORT POEM: "Explaining Frankenstein To His Mother", John Grey
LONG POEM: "why goldfish shouldn't use power tools", Laurel Winter
 
1997
SHORT POEM: "Day Omega", W. Gregory Stewart
LONG POEM: "Spottings UFOs While Canning Tomatoes", Terry Garey
 
1996
SHORT POEM: "Future Present: A Lesson in Expectation", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM: "Variants of the Obsolete", Marge Simon
 
1995
SHORT POEM: "Skin of Glass", Dan Raphael
LONG POEM: "Pilot, Pilot", David Lunde
 
1994
SHORT POEM (tie): "Spacer's Compass", Bruce Boston
SHORT POEM (tie): "Flight Is For Those Who Have Not Yet Crossed Over", Jeff VanderMeer
LONG POEM: "Basement Flats", W. Gregory Stewart & Robert Frazier
 
1993
SHORT POEM: "Will", Jane Yolen
LONG POEM: "To Be from Earth", William Daciuk
 
1992
SHORT POEM: "Song of the Martian Cricket", David Lunde
LONG POEM: "The button, and what you know", W. Gregory Stewart
 
1991
SHORT POEM: "Eighteen Years Old, October Eleventh", Joe Haldeman
LONG POEM: "The Aging Cryonicist in the Arms of His Mistress Contemplates the Survival of the Species While the Phoenix Is Consumed by Fire", David Memmott
 
1990
SHORT POEM: "Epitaph for Dreams", G. Sutton Breiding
LONG POEM: "dear spacemen", Patrick McKinnon
 
1989
SHORT POEM: "Salinity", Robert Frazier
LONG POEM (tie): "In the Darkened Hours", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM (tie): "Winter Solstice, Camelot Station", John M. Ford
 
1988
SHORT POEM (tie): "Rocky Road to Hoe", Suzette Haden Elgin
SHORT POEM (tie): "The Nightmare Collector", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM: "White Trains", Lucius Shepard
 
1987
SHORT POEM (tie): "A Dream of Heredity", John Calvin Rezmerski
SHORT POEM (tie): "Before the Big Bang", Jonathan V. Post
LONG POEM: "Daedalus", W. Gregory Stewart
 
1986
SHORT POEM: "The Neighbor's Wife", Susan Palwick
LONG POEM: "Shipwrecked on Destiny Five", Andrew Joron
 
1985
SHORT POEM: "For Spacers Snarled in the Hair of Comets", Bruce Boston
LONG POEM: "A Letter from Caroline Herschel", Siv Cederling
 
1984
SHORT POEM: "Two Sonnets", Helen Ehrlich
LONG POEM: "Saul's Death", Joe Haldeman
 
1983
SHORT POEM: "In Computers", Alan P. Lightman
LONG POEM: "Your Time and You", Adam Cornfield
 
1982
SHORT POEM: "On the Speed of Light", Raymond DiZazzo
LONG POEM: "The Well of Baln", Ursula K. Le Guin
 
1981
SHORT POEM: "Meeting Place", Ken Duffin
LONG POEM: "On Science Fiction", Thomas M. Disch
 
1980
SHORT POEM (tie): "Encased in the Amber of Eternity", Robert Frazier
SHORT POEM (tie): "The Migration of Darkness", Peter Payack
LONG POEM: "The Sonic Waterfall of Primes", Andrew Joron
 
1979
SHORT POEM (tie): "Story Books and Treasure Maps", Steve Eng
SHORT POEM (tie): "Fatalities", Duane Ackerson
LONG POEM: "For the Lady of a Physicist", Michael Bishop
 
1978
SHORT POEM (tie): "The Starman", Duane Ackerson
SHORT POEM (tie): "Asleep in the Arms of Mother Night", Andrew Joron
SHORT POEM (tie): "Corruption of Metals", Sonya Dorman
LONG POEM: "The Computer Iterates the Greater Trumps", Gene Wolfe
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