To all poets who have submitted or would like to submit their work to Confrontation

Because we have already accepted all of the poems we intend to publish in the spring issue (#124), and because Confrontation intends to publish future issues online, we are closing our annual deadline for receiving poetry at the end of this month, February, 2019. All poems received with a postmark before March 7 (nearly all...

Notice re the Future of Confrontation

February, 2019 To all of Confrontation’s subscribers, to those writers whose work we have published in one or several issues of Confrontation over the last fifty years, and to all who would like to see their work in Confrontation in the future, we have important news—news I would have shared with you earlier, had any...

Issue 123, Spring 2018, Available Now

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Confrontation 122, Fall 2017, Available Now

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Confrontation 121, Spring 2017, Available Now

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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.