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Not an Elegy

“Through lamentation and joy, Smith’s poems lean their head back and sing, Not yet.

—Luther Hughes on Danez Smith’s Don’t Call Us Dead

Image: “Dreams In Black and White”, 2013, courtesy of the artist, Shikeith

Summer & Fall 2018

Featuring poems by Quenton Baker, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Linda Bierds, Jeffrey Harrison, Dorianne Laux, Arra L. Ross, Sanki Saito, Alexandra Teague, Molly Tenenbaum, Michael Torres, Devon Walker-Figueroa, & more

Winter & Spring 2018

Featuring John Ashbery, Catherine Bresner, Meredith Clark, Olivia de Recat, William Fargason, Dobby Gibson, Richard Kenney, Owen McLeod, Allison Morton, Alyson Provax, Elizabeth Scanlon, Sarah Sloat, Bianca Stone, & more

Summer & Fall 2017

Poems by Samuel Amadon, Anders Carlson-Wee, Leila Chatti, Meghan Maguire Dahn, Kevin Goodan, Sarah María Medina, JM Miller, Josh Myers, Daneen Wardrop, Michael Wasson, and more. Visual art by Kija Lucas, Ryan Molenkamp & Ed Skoog.

Spring and All: New Issue, New Editors, New Books

Poetry Northwest changes editors, and adds a publishing house SEATTLE, WA – Poetry Northwest (the region’s oldest literary magazine, established in 1959) has just published volume 10.2 in its New Series, marking the completion of a vibrant decade of the magazine in its expanded format. The Winter & Spring 2016 issue features new poems from Joan Swift, who first contributed to the magazine in 1959, and Tod Marshall, who was recently appointed the fourth Washington state Poet Laureate. It includes exceptional new work from a wide range of poets, such as Laura Da’, Rebecca Hoogs, Joan Naviyuk Kane, Keetje Kuipers, Richard Kenney, Claudia Castro Luna, J. W. Marshall, Katrina Roberts, Rich Smith, Nance van Winckel, and many more. The magazine also continues a long tradition of exploring the interconnectedness of poetry and the visual arts. The current issue features three unique series of images from prominent Northwest artists, each series interwoven with the text: David Hytone supplied the gorgeous cover; Emily Gherard works shadowy wonders with graphite; and Kelly Froh, light-hearted comic genius, riffs off poems by Hoogs and Smith. …