Exploring the Edges of Contemporary Poetry

Congratulations to Our New Associate Editor!

We are extremely excited to announce that Jeni De La O will be our new Associate Editor !   A note from I.S. Jones, Frontier’s Editor in Chief: Please give a warm welcome to Frontier’s Associate Editor, Jeni De La…

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Poetry: A Cannon Ready For Me

The natural world often mirrors back to us our most primal acts. Looking to a horse giving birth, the poem’s speaker transmutes themselves between a human and horse the startling  brightness of motherhood. What makes a poem of nature so…

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Poet in the Mirror: Shelley Wong

We’re so proud to share some insight into the lives and hearts of today’s poets with our Poet In The Mirror series. This month, Shelley Wong— author of As She Appears (available now from YesYes Books)— shares insight into writing…

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Read Our Award Winning Chapbooks

Opportunity Cost

read and download our 2021 Chapbook Contest winner

selected by Kazim Ali

// by Abby Johnson //


read and download our 2020 Chapbook Contest winner

selected by Carl Phillips

// by Frederick Speers //

Shadow Black

read and download our 2019 Chapbook Contest winner

selected by Jericho Brown

// by Naima Tokunow //

How Often I Have Chosen Love

read and download our 2018 Chapbook Contest winner

// by Xiao Yue Shan //

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