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Poetry Northwest Collection
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Description
A collection poems, galley proofs, and ephemera related to the first issue (June 1959) of "Poetry Northwest."
Background
Poetry Northwest was founded as a quarterly, poetry-only journal in 1959 by Errol Pritchard, with Carolyn Kizer, Richard Hugo, and Nelson Bentley as co-editors. The first issue was 32 pages in length and included the work of Richmond Lattimore, May Swenson, Philip Larkin, James Wright, and William Stafford. During the magazine's four decades it gained an international reputation for publishing some of the best poetry by established and up-and-coming poets in the United States, Great Britain, and beyond. The journal was originally a publication of the University of Washington, with continuous publication until 2002 when it ceased publication due to financial difficulties. It resumed publication in 2006, and is currently published by Everett Community College, Everett, Washington.
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0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
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