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Congratulations to Amal El-Mohtar, winner of the Rhysling Award

by on Dec 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Apex Magazine congratulates the wonderful Amal El-Mohtar for her Rhysling Award-winning poem “Turning the Leaves” that appeared in issue 55. Read “Turning the Leaves” here. ABOUT THE RHYSLING AWARDS Nominees for each year’s Rhysling Awards are selected by...

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Apex poem picks up Aurora Award-nomination!

by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Congratulations are in order for Amal El-Mohtar! Her issue 55 poem “Turning the Leaves” picked up an Aurora Award-nomination in the category of Best English Poem/Song. You can read Amal’s poem here: For a full list of...

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Turning the Leaves

by on Dec 3, 2013 in Poetry | 1 comment

2014 Rhysling Award Winner (Short Form) These are the days of silver, and of gold — the panting cold, the burst of bright on black as coins sprout from trees, shiver, fall, pave the streets with change. Strange is the turn and tilt of day, when stray, streaming, fingerling light gleams...

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Science Fiction Poetry: Worlds of Potential

by on Apr 2, 2013 in Nonfiction | 10 comments

By Amal El-Mohtar People who know me as the editor of Goblin Fruit, a poetry quarterly dedicated to fantastical poetry, might find it odd to see me writing a defense of science fiction poetry. Fantasy and Science Fiction have such a long and storied history of being on opposite sides of...

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No Poisoned Comb

by on Apr 3, 2012 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Amal El-Mohtar                                                                                                                             Rhysling Award Nominee “Short Poem” The tale is wrong. I bear no grudge. A story in the teeth of time will shift its outlined shape,...

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