Exploring the Edges of Contemporary Poetry

Poetry: Thermal Hazard by Mackenzie Duan

Mackenzie Duan’s “Thermal Hazard” is poetry as a place of mirroring: a lyric merging of landscape and speaker. Laced with tense, haunted images, it invokes climate with a strange intimacy and the urgency of survival. Thermal Hazard  

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Poet in the Mirror: Rosanna Young Oh

We’re so proud to share some insight into the lives and hearts of today’s poets with our Poet In The Mirror series. This month, Rosanna Young Oh—author of The Corrected Version (available now from Diode Editions)—shares insight into writing in…

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June 2023 Deadlines: 10 Contests and Magazines with Deadlines This Month

New month, new courage: submit your work to these fellowships, magazines, awards and internships. Remember, too, acceptances and rejections are by-products of this journey—crafting your authentic art is the goal. And as always, submit poetry for free to our New…

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Opportunity Cost

read and download our 2021 Chapbook Contest winner

selected by Kazim Ali

// by Abby Johnson //


read and download our 2020 Chapbook Contest winner

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

selected by Joshua Roark

// by Xiao Yue Shan //

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