Coldfront, founded in 2006, reviews poetry books, reports on poetry and music, and publishes visual poetry.

News: news related to poetry, music and the arts

Reviews: reviews of new poetry books

This Morning: a (week)daily link to a poem recently published someplace online

Features: essays and interviews

Poets Off Poetry: a poet writes an essay about music and supplies a corresponding poem

Song of the Week: a poet writes about one song

Vispo: visual poetry supplements

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Graeme Bezanson – Editor at Large

Graeme is a founding editor of Coldfront.  His poems have appeared in Washington Square, Everyday Genius, The Laurel Review, EOAGH, Horse Less Review, Coconut, Verse, The Agriculture Reader, and elsewhere.  He lives and works in Manhattan and posts pictures from his phone at ohheyhowseverybody.tumblr.com.


Jackie Clark – POP Editor

Jackie is the series editor of Poets off Poetry and Song of the Week for Coldfront Magazine and is also a contributing writer for The Rumpus.  She is the recipient of a 2012 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in poetry and is a volunteer mentor for Girls Write Now.  Jackie lives in Jersey City and can be found online at nohelpforthat.com.  Her first book of poems, Aphoria, was published by Brooklyn Arts Press in 2013.


John Deming – Editor in Chief

John’s latest chapbook is 8 Poems (Eye for an Iris Press 2011). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Fence, AuguryThe Best American Poetry Blog, Verse Daily, POOL, The Agriculture Reader, Tarpaulin Sky and elsewhere.  He holds a BA in Journalism from the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in Poetry from The New School. He lives in New York City and teaches at LIM College and Baruch College.



Eran E. Eads – Social Media Editor

Eran grew up on a religious commune and was inspired to start writing when a local librarian slipped him the works of Sylvia Plath and other poets underneath conventional book covers. He is currently attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His poems have appeared in The Allegheny Review, Softblow, and Deep Water Literary. He can be reached at eraneads@gmail.com.


Seth Graves – Associate Editor

Seth was born in Memphis. His poems have appeared in H_NGM_N; Barrow Street; No, Dear; La Fovea; and elsewhere. He is a Ph.D. Student at the City University of New York and teaches at Pace University and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He lives in Brooklyn.


grossbiopicMike Gross – Social Media Editor

Mike’s poetry has appeared in Horse Less Review and Alice Blue Review, as well as in a few small zines that are no longer with us. Previously, he’s served as Poetry Editor for Timber and the Managing Editor & Publisher for Spine Road. Since receiving his MFA from the University of Colorado, Mike has worked as a parking lot attendant in Boulder, CO where he lives with his wife inside of a sprawling beige apartment complex.


Erin Lynn – This Morning Editor

Erin lives in northern Manhattan and works as an adjunct professor at Manhattan College. She recently finished her MA in Irish Writing from Queen’s University Belfast, where she started The Open Ear Literary Journal. Erin curates two uptown reading series, The Local Word and Poor Mouth Poetry.



Peter Longofono – Reviews Editor

Peter Longofono’s poems and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in H_NGM_N, Boog CityLuna Luna MagazineTenderloin, and The Operating System, among others. He lives in Brooklyn and makes music with Big Figment and TH!CK.



Nico Vassilakis – Vispo Editor

Nico co-edited The Last Vispo Anthology (Fantagraphics Books). His recent books include ALL-PURPOSE VISPO and MOMENTS NOTICE. Nico maintains the website Staring Poetics.



Melinda Wilson – Managing Editor

Melinda is author of the chapbook Amplexus (Dancing Girl Press 2010). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, The Minnesota Review, The Wisconsin Review, Burnside Review, Verse Daily, Arsenic Lobster, The Agriculture Reader and other journals. She is a doctoral candidate at Florida State University. She lives in New York, NY.


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Michael J. Wilson – Conributing Editor

Michael lives in Santa Fe. He teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts and the New Mexico School for the Arts. He also writes reviews for Publisher’s Weekly. Amazingly none of that pays all the bills, so he also works for a coffee roaster.



Editors Emeritus: Molly Brodak, Sommer Browning, Crystal Curry, Nick DePascal, DJ Dolack, Steven Karl, Abby Koski, Kat Sanchez, Matt Soucy, Ken L. Walker, Peter Webb, Sam Woodworth