Any Poets out there?

Enter this!  I’m just posting up our press release, but if you have any questions, feel free to shoot me an email.  It’s a great magazine, and you know you want to win the subscription…

Poetry Northwest Introduces The Pitch

Poetry Northwest introduces the quarterly poetry competition The Pitch.  Each round features a writing prompt drawn up by a notable writer and work submitted must adhere to the specifications outlined in the prompt.

Pitch #1, Find Direction Out,  features a prompt by Seattle poet Rebecca Hoogs.  Among her many engagements and achievements as a writer, Rebecca Hoogs is the curator of Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series and the author of the chapbook, Grenade.

Work can be submitted via email as a Word.doc or pdf attachment to (only these formats can be accepted) and include in the email message your name, address, phone number, and month/year of birth. One entry per person. Please include your legal name in the email address, even if you wish to be represented on our site by a pseudonym. Full rules can be found on

Two finalists will be selected by the editorial staff for a public vote. The finalists will appear on at the end of the quarter for which their pitch submission is received: for spring and summer, September 15; for fall, December 15; for winter, March 15. Voting will last three weeks. The winner will be published on the site in perpetuity, and will receive a one-year subscription to Poetry Northwest.