Elizabeth R McClellan: Lawyer, Poet, Editor, Occasional Loudmouth


Poetry

Elizabeth R. McClellan writes primarily speculative poetry, a genre that encompasses science fiction, fantasy and horror poetry. Ms. McClellan is honored that her poems "The Subtle Arts of Chemistry" and "Et je ne pleurais jamais les larmes cicatrisantes magiques; c'est seulement un mensonge joli: Aarne-Thompson Index No. 310" are 2015 Rhysling Award nominees in the short and long form categories respectively. Live performances of selected works may be found on Ms. McClellan's YouTube channel.

 

Bibliography:

 

2016

Getting Winterized: A Guide to Rural Living, Angels of the Meanwhile (ed. Alexandra Erin), April 2016. 2014 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest, honorable mention, long form category. 2016 Rhysling Award nominee; to be reprinted in The 2017 Rhysling Anthology, 2017.

 

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The 2015 Rhysling Anthology (ed.) Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2015.

You Watch Your Mouth Around Your Elders, Calliope Magazine, Spring 2015 print edition.

Quiet Magick, Through the Gate 6, May 2015.

Et je ne pleurais jamais les larmes cicatrisantes magiques; c'est seulement un mensonge joli: Aarne-Thompson Index No. 310, Niteblade Magazine 31, March 2015. 2015 Rhysling Award nominee, long form category: to be reprinted in The 2016 Rhysling Anthology.

Endurance Is Not Bravery/ Do Not Declare Love By Staring, Strange Horizons, March 2015; Strange Horizons Podcast, March 2015.

The Subtle Arts of Chemistry, NewMyths.Com, Issue 30, March 2015. 2015 Rhysling Award nominee, short form category: to be reprinted in The 2016 Rhysling Anthology.

Divine Politician Song, Calliope Magazine, Winter 2015.

 

2014

Concerning The Curious Burial Customs of the Witches of Megaira, Interfictions Online: A Journal of Interstitial Arts 4, November 2014. 2014 Rhysling Award nominee, long form category: reprinted in The 2015 Rhysling Anthology, 2015.

Common Language, 2014 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest, second place, short form category. 2014 Rhysling Award nominee, short form category: reprinted in The 2015 Rhysling Anthology.

"The Cóiste-Bodhar Comes to Kildare", MicroHorror.com, November 20, 2014.

"The Misadventure of Justice Marshall", MicroHorror.com, November 20, 2014.

Homegrown Therapy, or Perspective Lessons, Calliope Magazine, Fall 2014.

Coal Ash & Confessional Poetry, The Legendary, Issue 44, July 2014.

Sympathy For the Devil: A Duet in Two Solos, liner notes, Slightly Above Below Average: A Tribute to Chet Atkins By His Friends, 2012, reprinted in Apex Magazine 67, December 2014.

 

Earlier

Old Glenrose Avenue: 37210, I Know What I Saw anthology, ed. Barry Napier, 2012 (anthology not currently available).

Memphis Street Railway Co. v. Stratton, 1915, New Myths, Issue 18, June 1, 2012. 2012 Rhysling Award nominee, long form category: reprinted in the 2013 Rhysling Anthology.

Razor Hair Girls, 2011 Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors Award winner.

Guest Story, “A Question of Ownership", Tales of MU, a web serial novel by Alexandra Erin, October 7, 2011.

Panikos, Stone Telling, Issue 5, September 2011, with audio recording by S.J. Tucker.

Down Cycles, Apex Magazine, Issue 28, August 2011. 2011 Rhysling Award nominee, short form category: reprinted in The 2012 Rhysling Anthology. Reprinted in The Moment of Change, ed. Rose Lemberg, 2012. Audio recording by Alexandra Erin, October 2014.

The Sea Witch Talks Show Business, Goblin Fruit, Summer 2011, with audio recording by S.J. Tucker. Reprinted in The Moment of Change, ed. Rose Lemberg, 2012.

The Walking Man Goes Looking for the Sons of John: Six Cantos, Apex Magazine, Issue 24, May 2011. 2011 Rhysling Award nominee, long form category: reprinted in The 2012 Rhysling Anthology.

Context and Confessional Poetry, The Legendary, Issue 27, April 20, 2011.

Anything So Utterly Destroyed, Apex Magazine, Issue 17, October 2010. 2010 Rhysling Award nominee, long form category: reprinted in The 2011 Rhysling Anthology.

 

Reviews & Interviews:

Another Chat of Nerdy Delight With Tennessee Poet Elizabeth McClellan, Country Life, The Nashville Scene, March 21, 2012.

Review: Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, “Hot Teen Slut”, The Legendary, 2011.

Interview: A Chat of Nerdy Delights With Tennessee Poet Elizabeth McClellan, Pith In the Wind, The Nashville Scene, June 3, 2011.