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Essay: Something Naked and Necessary by Robin Greene

Professor Robin Greene comes to deliver a needed reminder to all of us sending our work out to the world: we write not for the sake of outcomes, but for “something naked and necessary.” As you look forward into 2019,…

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Two Poems by Susan Yanos, 2018 Frontier Fellow

It’s no secret that the literary world has baked-in institutional obstacles and biases, and our fellowships, like all we do, are intended as an effort to break those barriers. We are honored to share with you all two poems by our…

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The Award for New Poets — Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of Frontier Poetry’s Award for New Poets and an enormous thanks to everyone who submitted. Thank you, also, for your patience while we reviewed all the extraordinary work. A BIG round of applause to the following three…

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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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