It was recently announced that "Disciples of Paradox" was nominated for the Rhysling Award in the long poem category. The Rhysling Awards recognize the very best speculative and fantastic poetry published during the previous calendar year. Memmott was a Rhysling Award winner in 1990 in the long poem category. This is Memmott's fourth nomination. "Disciples of Paradox" is included in his new poetry collection, Giving It Away (March 2009).
David gives an overview of the book:
David Memmott has published six books of poetry, a novel and a story collection. His newest book of poems is Lost Transmissions (Serving House Books, 2012). He recently completed his second novel, Canned Tuna and has begun the long journey towards...