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.
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.
You Watch Your Mouth Around Your Elders, Calliope Magazine, Spring 2015 print edition.
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.
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.
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.
Old Glenrose Avenue: 37210, I Know What I Saw anthology, ed. Barry Napier, 2012 (anthology not currently available).
Razor Hair Girls, 2011 Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors Award winner.
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 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.
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.