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After Windfall

Monuments and Poetry of Place

Roads and Trails and Poetry of Place

Poetry of Place in Dark Times

Weather and Poetry of Place

Solastalgia and Poetry of Place

History and Poetry of Place

Poetry of Place and the Beginning of Wisdom: On Naming the World

Spirituality in Poetry of Place

Political Poetry of Place

Place Names in Poetry of Place

Architecture and Poetry of Place

Catullus and the Structure of the Poem

Walking and Poetry of Place

Climate Change and Poetry of the Northwest

The Question of Form, Continued: The Outside

The Question of Form

Poetry of Place-Based Skills and Crafts

The Transformations

Poetry of the Invisible Landscape

Dwelling in Place

Northwest Coastal Poetry of Place

The Workplace in Poetry

Poetry of Place on a New Earth

Poetry of Place as Sanctuary

Poetry of Witness in the Northwest

Gardener Poets

Robinson Jeffers and Poetry of Place

Global Warming and the Poetry of Place

Entwining Human Concerns and Particular Places

Poems of Cemetery Places

Commuter Places


Peak Oil and Poetry of Place

The Tao of Place

Discovering Home: Readings on "a Sense of Place"

What Are Poets For?

A Local Habitation and a Name: The Specifics of Place

Form in Poetry of Place  

Poetry of Place


The classic is the local fully realized, 
words marked by a place.
óWilliam Carlos Williams

Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place has featured poetry which captures the spirit of place as part of the essence of the poem. We have particularly emphasized poetry which is written in the Pacific Northwest and which is attentive to the relationships between people and the landscapes in which we live.
óBill Siverly & Michael McDowell, editors

The Passing of Windfall
Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place has ceased publication with our spring 2022 issue. We are grateful for the long-term support of Broadway Books, the now-closed Looking Glass Bookstore, Powell's City of Books, Annie Bloom's, Elliott Bay Book Company, Open Books, Brick and Mortar Books, and all our contributors, subscribers, and readers.

Back Issues: Copies of the past twenty years of issues filled with the most remarkable poetry of place are available for purchase directly from Windfall. Just print out a back issue order form and send it with a check or money order to Windfall, PO Box 19751, Portland, OR 27280.

Windfall Press: While the journal has ceased publication, Windfall Press continues to publish books of high-quality poetry and nonfiction. Visit Windfall Press for a booklist and book order form.

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