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Poetry: The Monsters Are Due— by Jennifer Givhan

Here, Jennifer Givhan lays bare a particular American anxiety, in all it’s ambiguity, in all its banal suburbanness. “The Monsters Are Due” is about motherhood and childhood and Americanhood—a reminder that once eyes are open, we have to fight to…

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Winter Call for Readers!

Winter is here, and we are looking for some bright new readers to join our team. If you love contemporary poetry and want to engage with emerging poets, then this readership might be for you! The position involves three to…

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2017 Award for New Poets Shortlist

Congratulations to the twenty-five poets chosen for our 2017 Award for New Poets shortlist! The following poems were sent to Tyehimba Jess for final selection and the winners will be announced on or before January 1, 2018. Thank you again…

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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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