"This pair of poems by Asa Drake offer a harmony unique to themselves—one magnifying the other, and both about love, both filled out with Drake’s assured confidence in the strange." 

Frontier Poetry


Asa Drake is a Filipina American writer and Pushcart nominated poet based in Central Florida.

Her poems can be found in The Margins, Prelude, Superstition Review, and elsewhere. She was a 2019 fellow for Idyllwild Arts Writers' Week and a finalist for Omnidawn’s 2018 Chapbook Contest. Drake is also a member of the National Book Critics Circle with reviews published in The Journal, Prairie Schooner and The American Poetry Review.

She received her MFA in poetry from The New School and is a current graduate student at Florida State University. As a librarian, she offers public programming on writing and poetry with the Marion County Public Library System.