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The 2017 Poetry Prize: Deadline Extended to April 30

New! Extended through April 30: Enter the Confrontation 2017 Poetry Prize: $750 and prominent publication in Confrontation's Fall 2017 issue.

Announcing the Confrontation 2017 Poetry Prize

$750 and publication in one of our 2017 issues for the winning poem.

Confrontation 120, Fall 2016, Table of Contents

Editor’s Remarks: Emperors, Wizards, and Glitter STORIES Julia Phillips: Disappearing Earth Doug Ramspeck: The World We Know Becky Hagenston: The Sitters Dennis McFadden: A Thousand Stars an Hour Marshall Riggan: A Lovely Sin Angie Pelekidis: The Things We Love Katrin Gibb: John Doe Americana Rich Elliott: The Faulkner Sentence POEMS John Sibley Williams, 2016 Prize-winning Poem:...

2016 Poetry Prize: Winner Announced

The winner of the 2016 Confrontation Poetry Prize is Portland, Oregon-based John Sibley Williams, who is also a literary agent, a publicist, the marketing director of Inkwater Press, and—last but hardly least—the very recent father of twins, born on August 4th. Congrats on several counts, sir! The winning poem will appear in the Fall 2016...

Issue 119, Spring 2016: Table of Contents

The Spring 2016 issue is available now.

Available Now: Issue 118, Fall 2015

The list of contributors to the Fall 2015 issue.

Available Now: Issue 117, Spring 2015

Table of Contents, Issue 117

Submissions Window Closed Till August 16

Writers, please note that as of April 16 Confrontation is not accepting any submissions.

Audio: The 2014 Confrontation Poetry Prize

Megan Harlan grew up on four continents, attended NYU’s Creative Writing Program, and now lives in Berkeley, California.

Issue 116, Fall 2014: Contributors

Issue 116: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Art

Issue 115, Spring 2014: Contributors

Issue 115: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Art

Issue 114, Fall 2013: Contributors

Issue 114: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Art, Drama