Exploring the Edges of Contemporary Poetry

Dujie Tahat Is Our 2020 Frontier New Voices Fellow!

We are so pleased to share with you all that poet Dujie Tahat has been chosen as our New Voices Fellow for 2020. Our New Voices Fellowship is designed to uplift and support emerging poets from traditionally marginalized communities. Last…

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Poetry: Retrato in Names by féi hernandez

“Retrato in Names” is prose with energy and music and eager rush. Through the intimacy of nicknames, féi hernandez investigates the trajectory of a family wrestling with its own definition and meaning, of a daughter and a sister and a…

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How It’s Made: Meg Eden’s Drowning in the Floating World

We’re so happy to have had the chance to look under the hood of Meg Eden’s newest collection from Press 53, Drowning in the Floating World, which “immerses us into the Japanese natural disaster known as 3/11: the 2011 Tōhoku…

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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

// definition //


brink, boundary, borderland

// synonyms //


a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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