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Toward New Weather

Poems by Richard Robbins
Frontier Award Committee
University of Montana, 1978

Toward New Weather is the 1978 winner of the Frontier Award, a prize established by H.G. Merriam, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Montana. The award is made every even-numbered year, and recognizes distinguished achievement in writing by a student at the University of Montana.

Frontier, later titled Frontier and Midland, was a distinguished quarterly journal founded and edited by Professor Merriam, and published at the University of Montana from 1920 to 1939. One particular strength of Frontier was its frequent publication of work by young authors, a custom which the Frontier Award both honors and continues.


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