A roundup of some of the best of Poetry Northwest in 2018.
Poems by the 2018 Joan Swift Prize Winner and Finalists
“Through lamentation and joy, Smith’s poems lean their head back and sing, Not yet.”
Image: “Dreams In Black and White”, 2013, courtesy of the artist, Shikeith
In which writers investigate the practice of failure.
Essays and poems by Shamala Gallagher, Kimberly Alidio, Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello, Sarah Gambito, Tiana Nobile, and Ching-In Chen
In which Guest Editor Jennifer Elise Foerster celebrates contemporary Native American poets.
Four poems, with an interview by guest editor Jennifer Elise Foerster
Three excerpts, with an interview by translator Margaret Jull Costa and an essay on the book’s publication.
Five poems, with an interview by guest editor Jennifer Elise Foerster
“The shine of the river. Geese. Visitors putting their feet up. The wheezing chest.”