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2019 Chapbook Contest is Open for Submissions!

We are so excited to announce that our 2019 Digital Chapbook Contest for emerging poets is now accepting submissions! Chapbooks are a huge milestone for emerging poets, and we’re always looking forward to the Frontier Digital Chapbook Contest—where we get…

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Poetry: Anniversary by Claire Eder

Claire Eder sets the stage in “Anniversary” for “ordinary love”—a performance both endearing and familiar. Whose body has not been softened by illegal chemicals? Or trembled by illicit confession? Or soaked in the long river of “ordinary love?”   Anniversary…

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Poetry: Not Evening Now by Henry Brooks

“Not Evening Now”—a poem of memory and the wet Florida air—is true joy in the mouth. Sound puts the meat on imagery, on memory, and Henry Brooks has invited us to feast in his night gazebo.   Not Evening Now…

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Poetry: May 2018 Puerto Rico by Isabel Acevedo

Poetry has always endeavored to create a space where land and body can reveal their unity, political and otherwise—Isabel Acevedo’s poem swims in this tradition. With “May 2018, Puerto Rico,” she’s invited us into that very specific pain of May…

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The 2018 OPEN — Winners and Finalists!

Congratulations to the winners of Frontier Poetry’s 2018 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 Mark Wagenaar, the winner of…

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