Writing the Northwest

Literary, historical, and contemporary writings about the Pacific Northwest

There’s Nowhere Like the Northwest!

The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful and intriguing areas in the world, with pristine landscapes, dynamic cities, and a fascinating history. Explorers, reporters, historians and authors have been writing about it since Meriwether Lewis and William Clark reported to President Thomas Jefferson on their 1804-06 journey to the mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of this website is to make some of that writing–both past and present–better known.

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