The 2019 OPEN — Winner and Finalists!

Congratulations to the winners of Frontier Poetry’s 2019 OPEN and an enormous thanks to everyone who submitted. Thank you, also, for your patience while we reviewed all the extraordinary work. A BIG round of applause to JP Grasser, the winner of our $5000 prize. All finalists will be published on the 25th of March, and JP’s poem on April 1st.



“A Brief History of Mercy” by JP Grasser



(in no particular order)

“Bodega Bay Eclogue” by Gail Entrekin
“Partitions” by Xiao Yumi
“Daughter Conditions” by Leyla Colpan
“There is No Synonym for Gun” by Jennifer Garfield
“Within Blues is a Key of Advice” by Jasmine Smith
“Un-Animal” by C. Samuel Rees
“Jesufrito” by Daniella Toosie-Watson
“Unveiling” by Jed Myers
“Granizo, or Apologia Pro Lustro” by David Joez Villaverde
“elegy with two degrees of separation” by KT Herr

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