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2019 Chapbook Contest is Open for Submissions!

We are so excited to announce that our 2019 Digital Chapbook Contest for emerging poets is now accepting submissions! Chapbooks are a huge milestone for emerging poets, and we’re always looking forward to the Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest—where we get…

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The Representability of Trauma— an Interview with Lee Ann Roripaugh

Named as one of Book Riots 50 Must-Read 2019 Poetry Collections, Lee Ann Roripaugh’s tsunami vs the fukashima 50  (Milkweed Editions, released today) interrogates the 2011 disaster with unswerving gaze. “The elemental force of Lee Ann Rorigpaugh’s latest collection will sweep…

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Read Our 2018 Chapbook Contest Winner: Xiao Yue Shan’s How Often I Have Chosen Love

Choosing the winner last year was both incredibly difficult, and impossibly simple. The mission of the contest was never to produce a collection that would need to turn a profit, but simply to identify the strongest work by an emerging…

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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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