The Frontier OPEN — Winner & Finalists

Congratulations to the winner and finalists of the 2017 Frontier OPEN and an enormous thanks to everyone who submitted. We saw an incredible number of submissions and the quality of writing was extraordinary. Thank you, also, for your patience while we reviewed the work. A BIG round of applause to the following poets, whose work we will publish on Frontier Poetry. Tiana Clark, our winner, will receive the $5000 prize. The Ten Finalists will also receive $100 and publication within the next couple of weeks.


“Tim” by Tiana Clark



“Say Nothing” by Chad Oness
“Speak” by Rachel Jorgensen
“Forgiveness” by Jessica Turney
“apparel” by Chaun Ballard
“Study Tour” by Amanda Hawkins
“Ila Sisi, Ila Sisi” by Bola Opaleke
“Watching a Ruined Dog Die in a Dream” by Mason Henderson
“Carrying Season” by Mackenzie Whitehead-Bust
“Ars Poetica in Blue” by Ebony Chinn
“Fall” by Regina Pistilli

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