The 2022 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest — Winner and Finalists!

Congratulations to Tyler Raso, winner of the 2022 Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest, selected by Tom Sleigh, and a sincere thanks to everyone who submitted. Thank you, also, for your patience while we reviewed all the extraordinary work this year. We’ll be publishing Raso’s winning chapbook next May. Congrats as well to all of these fabulous finalists and longlisters. You’ll see these books alive in the world sooner than later.


WINNER // $2000 + Publication in 2022

Selected by Tom Sleigh

In my dreams/I love like an idea by Tyler Raso

Tyler Raso (they/them) is a queer and disabled poet, essayist, and multimedia artist. Their work is featured or forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Black Warrior Review, RHINO Poetry, Salt Hill Journal, The Journal, and elsewhere. They currently write, teach, and study in Bloomington, IN.


Honorable Mentions from Tom Sleigh:

Sera Gamble, Once Upon A Time We Never Washed Our Hands
Sean Cho A., Subjectivity Test
Meghan Dahn, Let Nest


Jasmine An, Counterpoint
Colin Bailes, Assemblage after the Wreck
Caleb Nichols, Soft Animal Oft Anima
Wylde Parsley, the anonym gospels
Trace DePass, Sonic Gnostics’
teri elam, Forever We

Poets on the Longlist:

David Maduli
Madeleine Mysko
BJ Soloy
Sara Martin
Sherry Abaldo
Tatiana Dolgushina
Nardine Taleb
Adele NeJame
Jessica Goldschmidt
M Jebsen
Dan Murphy
Tia Mclennan
Edith Friedman
C.R. Glasgow
Adedayo Agarau
jonny teklit
susan marsh
Bianca Diaz
Megan Klco Kellner
Tyler Allen Penny
Michael Berecz
Lisa Furmanski
Luis DePena
Jared Beloff
Natalie Peeterse
Darren Higgins
Ryan Dzelzkalns
Christian Teresi
Sonja Swift
Joe Dahut
Oliver Nash
Yejin Suh
Nicholas Yingling
Milica Mijatovic

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