Meet David C. Kopaska-Merkel
David C. Kopaska-Merkel has been writing SF and fantasy since the 70s. He edited Star*line [journal of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Ass’n (SFPA)] in the late ‘90s, and later served as SFPA President. Many of his poems have received Rhysling nominations, and he won the Rhysling award for best long poem in 2006 for “The Tin Men,” a collaboration with Kendall Evans. He was voted SFPA Grand Master in 2017. His poetry has been published in scores of venues, including Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, and Night Cry. His 29th book, a speculative-poetry collection entitled Metastable Systems, has been nominated for the Elgin award of the SFPA. Kopaska-Merkel edits and publishes Dreams and Nightmares, a genre poetry zine that features a daily poem in its 31st year of publication. @DavidKM on Twitter. He lives in a centuried farmhouse that has been engulfed, but not digested, by a city.
|Metastable Systems – ebook format at the link, email the publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org for orders concerning print copies.|
|Footprints in Stone|
Nursery Rhyme Noir, Sam’s Dot publishing, 978-09821068-3-9 (fiction), 2008, 2nd printing.
|Brushfires, Sam’s Dot publishing, poetry, 2010|
|The Tin Men (with Kendall Evans), Sam’s Dot, poetry, 2011|
|The Edible Zoo, Sam’s Dot, children’s poetry, 2012|
|Luminous Worlds, Dark Regions Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1-937128-92-0 (poetry). Also available on amazon.com|
|Gods and Monsters (flash fiction), Popcorn Press, 2015|