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Our Submission Window is Year-Round

At Frontier, we will be publishing 3-4 new authors each month through our featured poetry posts every Friday. All year long. We are already scheduling out a few emerging poets who have submitted their work this last month, and we…

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Welcome to Frontier Poetry

Welcome home, poet. Frontier Poetry began as an arm of The Masters Review, a publication that focuses on new and emerging fiction and narrative nonfiction writers. We wanted to offer the same quality platform for poets, to generate real visibility…

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Poetry: Migrant Is Not A Metaphor by Cynthia Dewi Oka

The press of associative leaps, dream like & urbane simultaneously, carries this poem. So much contained between the blue skull and the teeth-pennies—Cynthia does excellent work here to place side-by-side the reader’s relatable experience with the (dangerous) strangeness of exile…

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What We Look For

As a home for emerging authors & established voices together, we are looking for poems that express both traditional excellence in craft and a willing fearlessness in content and form. For us, the frontier of poetry is a place where…

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Summer Reading 2017

2017 has been a good year for poetry so far—looking at you Morgan Parker, Chen Chen, Safia Elhillo, & more—and this summer is contending to be one of the best in years. Here are the six books we are most…

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An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

The scope of Olio, the latest poetry collection from Tyehimba Jess (Wave Books) is sweeping, excavating the stories of Black performers and musicians from the last decades of slavery, through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and up through the First World…

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Poetry: Co-Operative by Sarah Barber

Poetry, at its best, engages the human body in whatever way it can. There is room enough for poems like this one by Sarah Barber—room enough to speak truth to the needles ravaging American families. Sarah doesn’t hide here, nor…

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