Necessary Reading… Don’t Miss a Single Issue!

At Poetry Northwest, we believe in the nearly lost art of taking one’s time and reading deeply, in the peace of mind and clarity that good poetry delivers. Accordingly, Poetry Northwest is published twice annually, in June (Summer & Fall) and December (Winter & Spring). A yearly subscription of two fine issues costs only $25. You can also subscribe at the special rate of $42.00 for two years (4 issues) or $70.00 for four years (8 issues). For $400.00 you can receive a lifetime subscription and we will acknowledge your gift in print and online.

Our staff works hard to provide readers with a vital look at contemporary poetry. With your support, we’ll continue the long tradition of Poetry Northwest in the coming year, and beyond.

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Subscription Period:

While our office is closed during the pandemic, new subscriptions will include a complimentary digital copy of the current (Winter & Spring 2021) issue, and will begin with the upcoming (Summer & Fall 2021) issue.

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Poetry Northwest is distributed nationally in the US and Canada by ANC and regionally by Small Changes.

The magazine can be found at many fine bookselling establishments in the Seattle area, including Bulldog News, Elliott Bay Book Company, Open Books, Phinney Books, and Third Place Books, and across the US and Canada at many independent booksellers and Barnes & Noble stores.