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Poetry: Rules of Negotiation by Charity E. Yoro

Charity E. Yoro’s prose poem opens the line to syntax in the way a prose poem should—the repetitive dependent clauses leaning against one another like dominoes, reflecting the speaker’s own “stained teeth” vulnerability. Even prose can howl, even prose can sing.…

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The 2019 Chapbook Contest — Winner and Finalists!

Jericho Brown has spoken: this year’s Chapbook Contest winner is Naima Yael Tokunow! She will receive the $2000 prize and publication and distribution of her free digital chapbook through Frontier Poetry. We are honored to get to work with her.…

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Editors Talk Poetry Acceptances: Madeleine Barnes, Cordella Magazine

As a platform for emerging poets, our mission is to provide practical help for serious writers. The community lifts itself up together or not at all. In that light, we’ve been asking some great editors from around the literary community…

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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

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brink, boundary, borderland

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a line between different or opposed things

// frontier poetry //

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