Community

Deadlines: September & October

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Every 15th of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your voice to find the world. The next six weeks include: the Frontier Award for New Poets, Salt Hill, Penn Review, Cave Canem’s Chapbook Contest, Seneca Review, Rattle’s latest issue, & more.


Essay

Pocho Boy #1

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“Pocho Boy Meets World” is a Latinx poetry column written by California poet, Alan Chazaro. Join him as he eats his share of quesadillas and uses broken Spanish in hopes of connecting more deeply with what it means to be a U.S. Latinx writer in Latin America. 

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Featured Poetry

We are so grateful to all of our partner-poets for sharing their work with us—please enjoy their beautiful words in our Featured Poetry catalogue.

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Poetry

In/Continent

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“I used to be an unlit match, ready / to burn for any man, ready / for any hand to reach inside / and get my body back / to holy”

Community

Deadlines: August & September

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Every 15th of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your voice to find the world. The next six weeks include: our Emerging Poet Prize, Tin House, Spilled Milk, BPJ, Black Warrior Review, Frontier’s latest contest, & more. 

Essay

Periodic #7

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“Periodic” is a monthly column by poet Franny Choi. Every month, she writes a short column on the first day of her period—a check-in that might cover issues of gender, queerness, writing, health, and/or love.