Mary Alexandra Agner


Books

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The Scientific Method, Parallel Press, 2011

Feminist poems about the Navier-Stokes equations, Barbara McClintock, moss, and other intriguing scientific topics.

Reviewed in April 2012 by American Scientist.

Reviewed in December 2011 by Lisa Bradley at Stone Telling.

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The Doors of the Body, Mayapple Press, 2009

Feminist poems retelling stories from Greek mythology, European fairy tales, and Indo-European history.

Reviewed by Dave Bonta at Via Negativa, Bernadette Geyer at berniE-zine, Cynthia Reeser at Prick of the Spindle.

Poetry Anthologies

Raising Lilly Ledbetter, 2015, Lost Horse Press
Rhysling Anthology, 2015, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Rhysling Anthology, 2013, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Rhysling Anthology, 2012, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Here, We Cross, 2012, Stone Bird Press

The Moment of Change, 2012, Aqueduct Press [reviewed at Versification]
Rhysling Anthology, 2011, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Rhysling Anthology, 2010, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Rhysling Anthology, 2009, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Letters to the World, WOMPO Listserv Anthology, Red Hen Press , 2008
Rhysling Anthology, 2008, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Rhymes for Adults, Virginia Reals Press, 2007
Rhysling Anthology, 2007, Science Fiction Poetry Association
Boxcar Poetry Review Anthology, 2006
Strange Horizons: Best of Year 2, 2004

Poetry Chapbooks

"O Susannah", 63 pages, June 2004   [sold out]     [read online]
Ancient Alternatives, 16 pages, February 2003 [sold out]     [read a review]
stet , 24 pages, in collaboration with Ellen Goldstein and Megan Weireter, September 2002   [sold out]

Short Stories in Magazines

"The Work to Which I Put My Hands" in Swords and Sorcery Magazine Issue 70 November 2017
Story Seed Vault No. 69 (zombie prawns) in Story Seed Vault, October 21, 2017
Story Seed Vault No. 63 (mica for art) in Story Seed Vault, October 3, 2017
"Shadow Company" in Kaleidotrope, forthcoming 2018
"Consolidating Dad" in Muse November/December 2016 *
"Cinder-Elver" in The Future Fire Issue 2016.37
"Abstract Math and Honeyed Apples" in Shenandoah Volume 64, No. 2 *
"Going Solo on a Goldilocks" in Bastion, August 2014
"Chilaquiles Con Code" in Journal of Unlikely Cryptography, Issue 8
"The Breeze" in Oomph: A Little Super Goes a Long Way, October 2013

Poems in Magazines

"White Noise" in Liminality, forthcoming
"Serif" in Riddled with Arrows, Issue 1.3
"Hungry" in Riddled with Arrows, forthcoming
"I'm the Villain, Ok?" in Reckoning, forthcoming
"The Miles Before Sleep" in Autumn Sky Poetry Daily, 16 May 2017
"Batman at the Wheel", Kaleidotrope, forthcoming 2018

"In the Veins of the Pitchers" written with Peg Duthie, Over the Moon: Birds, Beasts, and Trees, a special issue of Poemeleon 2016
"Still Snow(ing)" in inkscrawl Issue 10
"Beatriz to Ferdinand", Polu Texni, 15 February 2016
"O(r)bit", The Cascadia Subduction Zone, January 2016
"Power Couple: Combustion", The Cascadia Subduction Zone, January 2016
"Rachel Carson's Prix Fixe", The Cascadia Subduction Zone, January 2016
"My Own Lightning", in Liminality Issue 6
"From a Young Lady who Contemplated Marrying an Entomologist", Dreams and Nightmares, volume 102
"The Secret Lives of Leaves", Soundings Review, Spring/Summer 2015
"Agnes Pockels Washes the Physics", Spelling the Hours

"Midnight Snack", The Cascadia Subduction Zone, Volume 5, No. 1, January 2015
"Song of Steel", The Cascadia Subduction Zone, Volume 5, No. 1, January 2015
"Disrespect", forthcoming in Hyacinth Girl Press' updated and expanded Make It So
"Lai`eikawai" in Hawai`i Pacific Review, September 16, 2014
"Topological Grief" in Liminality Issue 1
"Hungry" in Illumen, Spring 2015
"Serif" in Illumen, Spring 2015
"Hypothesis Between Your Ribs" in Interfictions, Issue 3, May 2014
"Fairytale Genetics" in Poemeleon, Volume VII, Issue 1
"Doomflower XIII" in Poemeleon, Volume VII, Issue 1

"Worlds Apart" in Polu Texni, 10 March 2014
"Whale Fall" in Polu Texni, 1 April 2014
"Moon Stone, Please Touch" in Kaleidotrope, Spring 2014
"Red Spot" in Astropoetica, Volume 11.1, Summer 2014
"Self/Portrait" in Astropoetica, Volume 11.1, Summer 2014
"Something Super" in Eye to the Telescope, Issue 3
"Lovelace Nocturnes" in Stone Telling, Issue 6
"SEAL Wife" in Prick of the Spindle, in print issue 2
"Cross-Strung Harp" in Prick of the Spindle, in print issue 2
"Selkie Salt" in inkscrawl #2

"Story Book-ends" in BluePrintReview with Peg Duthie, Issue 27
"Best Western Mermaid" in Illumen, Spring 2012
"What I Would Bring You If I Could" in The Flea, Broadsheet No. 15, April 2011
"Keeper of the Skies" in The Flea, Broadsheet No. 14, March 2011
"Tertiary" in Stone Telling, Issue 2 (reprinted in The Moment of Change)
"Resung" in Off the Coast, Fall 2010
"Owl Woman" in Stone Telling, Issue 1
"What Light I Can Conjure" in The Flea, Broadsheet No. 4, December 2009
"Sonnet" in The Flea, Broadsheet No. 3, September 2009
"Book of the Dead Woman" in Strange Horizons, 20 July 2009

"Ebb" in The Raintown Review, Volume 8, Issue 1 (reprinted in Under the Microscope for April 2012 National Poetry Month)
"Duet for Leviathan and Glass" in Astropoetica, Volume 7 Number 3
"Apparition" in Astropoetica, Volume 7 Number 3
"World Enough, and Time" in Autumn Sky Poetry, Number 13
"After Math" in Science Editor, March-April 2010, Volume 33, Number 2
"Oh My Darling" in Naugatuck River Review, Issue 2 Summer 2009
"Sumerian Love Song" in Goblin Fruit, Summer 2009
"Fruit" in Off the Coast, Winter 2009
"Inundation" in Off the Coast, Winter 2009
"Mongoose" in Off the Coast, Winter 2009

"City Gardens" in Third Wednesday, Spring 2009
"First Frog" in Weave Magazine, April 2009
"Hill and Pail" in Strange Horizons, 29 September 2008
"The Horse and the Stag" in Illumen, October 2009
"The Glass Ship" in Illumen, October 2009
"Wishes for Godmothers" in Illumen, October 2009
"The Godmother Limit" in Poemeleon, Volume III, Issue 1
"Gift Giving" in Asphalt Sky, Volume 1, Issue 1
"So Many Lullabies" in Strange Horizons, 17 March 2008
"Of Pigs and Women" in Measure, Volume 111, Issue 1

"Thirst" in Autumn Sky Poetry, Number 8
"The Right Word" in The Chimaera, January 2008
"Rustle" in qarrtsiluni, 9 November 2007
"Wear the Lightning" in Goblin Fruit, Spring 2008
"Children of Breath" in Strange Horizons, 1 October 2007
"Troll" in Blood Pudding Press special issue [GROWLING SOFTLY]
"The Shield of Thetis" in Autumn Sky Poetry, Number 6
"Ellen in Egypt" in Barefoot Muse, Issue 5, Summer 2007
"Minerva" in Poemeleon, Volume 2, Issue 1
"Crone Feathers" in Poemeleon, Volume 2, Issue 1

"Mercedes" in Boxcar Poetry Review, July 2007
"Be True" in Strange Horizons, 26 February 2007 (reprinted in The 2008 Rhysling Anthology)
"A Firefly for Jennie" in Star*Line, November/December 2007
"My Hero" in Illumen, October 2007
"Old Zealand" in Illumen, Spring 2007
"The Wayward Marl" in Atlanta Review, Spring/Summer 2007, Volume XIII, Number 2
"Sleeping Beauty" in Strange Horizons, 13 November 2006 (reprinted in The 2007 Rhysling Anthology and Eye to the Telescope Issue 5)
"Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?" in Iron Horse Literary Review, Volume 8 No. 2
"Yarns" in Iron Horse Literary Review, Volume 8 No. 2
"Brutus" in Poemeleon, Volume 1 Issue 2

"Under the Waves Off Kanagawa" in Poemeleon, Volume 1 Issue 2
"Ua Huli Ka Ia (Hawai`ian Lullaby)" in Astropoetica, Winter 2008
"Tangent to the Z Axis" in Astropoetica, Winter 2008
"Ursa Major" in Astropoetica, Summer 2007
"The Marian Lee" in Goblin Fruit, Spring 2007 (reprinted in The 2008 Rhysling Anthology)
"The Eightfold Year" in Forgotten Ground Regained, 20 May 2006
"Accursed Weeds" in The Eleventh Muse, 2007
"The Castle of Her Childhood" in Silk Road, Volume 1, Issue 1
"At Titania's Garage Sale" in Boxcar Poetry Review, July 2006
"Before I Ruled in Babylon" in The Raintown Review, Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2006

"Sweets" in Strange Horizons, 20 February 2006
"Pot-Caught Moon" in Ash Canyon Review, Summer 2006
"Syllables of Drought" in qarrtsiluni, 8 December 2005
"Middle Night" in Astropoetica, Volume 4.1, Winter 2006
"Born Open-Eyed and Furred" in Pebble Lake Review, Fall/Winter 2005
"Ode to Pioneers" in Isotope, Spring/Summer 2007 Issue 5.1
"Ariel Unbound" in The Literary Review, Vol. 48, No. 3
"Corn Field, Salem" in Blue Mesa Review, Volume 17
"Geese Speak" in Passages North, Winter/Spring 2005
"I Will Die of Having Lived" in Paumanok Review, Volume 5, Number 2, Issue 18, Spring 2004

"Twilight Revising" in Paumanok Review, Volume 5, Number 2, Issue 18, Spring 2004
"Have You Come to Parley?" in Crab Creek Review, Spring/Summer 2004
"Whispering Me from Blood to Air" in North American Review, Volume 289, Number 6, November-December 2004
"Arrives Next Thursday" in Puerto del Sol, Volume 40, Number 2
"Fridays" in Fables, Summer 2004
"Atomizing the Dark" in Astropoetica, Spring 2004
"Men Granted Wings" in Passages North, Winter/Spring 2005
"Adero's Wheel" in Strange Horizons, 1 December 2003
"Old Dominia" accepted by Salt, published in May, 2005, by Verse Magazine
"Fat Kid" in Astropoetica, Fall 2003

"To Light the Lights" in Red Owl Magazine, September 2003
"Longest Night" in Hidden Oak, Fall/Winter 2003 (reprinted in Letters to the World)
"Lyre" in Hidden Oak, Summer/Fall 2003
"Handful" in Hidden Oak, Summer/Fall 2003
"Mother Underfoot" in Rosebud, Issue 26
"Programming for Life" in Small Pond Magazine of Literature, forthcoming
"Winter's Walkabout" in The Lyric, Winter 2003
"Mr Hyde's Daughter" in Strange Horizons, 16 September 2002 (reprinted in The Best of Strange Horizons: Year Two)
an untitled work in Ibbetson Street Press, Issue 6, June 2000
"Rainwater" in Ibbetson Street Press, Issue 5, March 2000

(Non-Science) Nonfiction

• "Picking up STEAM: Why You Should and How You Can Integrate Engineering Design into your Existing Arts, Science, and Math Classes", Heinemann, 2015, co-written with Dr. Rebecca Christianson
"Imagine Nation: How Pocket Maps Helped Poets and Subjects Reenvision England" in Humanities, January 2015
• "Mining the Narrative" in Unwinnable Weekly Issue 17, October 2014
"Attempted Redemption: A Review of Sally Rosen Kindred's No Eden", Gently Read Literature, May 2012