Exploring the Edges of Contemporary Poetry

Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web: October 2021

Here’s a short selection, from our own Jose, of some of the best new poems that hit the web this October. These five poets, both established and emerging, deserve your attention and support—featuring work from Chloe Martinez in Radar Poetry,…

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In Class with Professor Dr. Raina J. León

A primary mission of Frontier is to provide high quality resources and practical help for serious poets—so we’ve been reaching out to poetry professors to help give clarity to this strange journey and stranger craft. This month, we got the…

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Poetry: Constellation by Tyler Dettloff

The speaker in “Constellation” aims for the stars through an attempt at street graffiti. Flustered, the speaker elaborates on their transformation in the city: “I became smoke & stars & heart / all wonder and permanent pleiades.”   Constellation I…

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Read Our Award Winning Chapbooks


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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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