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Two Peas in a Pod: Aria Aber Recommends

We’re pleased to present Two Peas in a Pod—a small column in which our favorite poets pair a book of poems with a book of prose. This month, poet Aria Aber shares her recommendations. All about Love by bell hooks…

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How It’s Made: Jake Skeets’ Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers

We’re so happy to have had the chance to look under the hood of Jake Skeets’ Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, winner of the 2018 National Poetry Series, from Milkweed Editions. With our How It’s Made series,…

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In Class With Professor Robert Krut of University of California, Santa Barbara

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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How Often I Have Chosen Love

read and download our 2018 Chapbook Contest winner

// by Xiao Yue Shan //


the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area

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brink, boundary, borderland

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a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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