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Essay, Franny Choi's Periodic

Periodic #9

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“Periodic #9” is Franny Choi’s final essay for the column. For the past nine months, she wrote a short column on the first day of her period (or tried to)—a check-in that covered issues of gender, queerness, writing, health, and/or love.

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Deadlines: October & November

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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 Previously Published Poem Prize, Rattle, Tulane Review, Joy Harjo Prize, Frontier’s 2020 Fellowship, Pork Belly Press, & more.

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Poetry We Admire: Death

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This month’s Poetry We Admire features work published in the last quarter exploring the idea of Death in all its myriad expressions. We’ve rounded up eight of the best new poems of the season from The Nation, The Rumpus, POETRY Magazine, Kissing Dynamite, Juxtaprose Magazine, Rust + Moth, and Wraparound South.

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“I grind my teeth. / I bite my nails. / As of this morning / I’ve accrued / thirteen hundred / american weeks.”

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Pocho Boy #2

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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.