Portland Review

Publishing exceptional local and international writing and art since 1956.

Bill for the Second Line

RM Cooper’s flash fiction, “Bill for the Second Line,” hits on loss and the inability to let go.

Submissions Entering Summer Hibernation Mode

We’re closing down our submission manager for the summer and will reopen in the fall. Thanks for all your submissions! See our blog post for more information.

The Dragon | Portland Review

An off-kilter vision of Arthurian Legend by Adam McOmber, “The Dragon,” is our newest Flash Fiction Feature.

Backyard Weather

New Flash Fiction Feature by Jennifer Makowsky, “Backyard Weather,” on coast differences in seasons bringing memories of a family.

Last Days for Spring 2014 Submissions

The April 1st deadline to be considered for our Spring 2014 issue is approaching! Submit your work sometime today or tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing your work!

(Source: portlandreview.org)

View from a Moon of Jupiter

"View from a Moon of Jupiter" by Elisa Fernández-Arias is our latest Flash Fiction Feature and tells the grief of separation in space.

Come celebrate the launch of our Winter 2014 Issue, April 1st, 6 - 8 pm at East End! For more info, check out the link!

The Ruling Body

New fiction by Kevin Halleran, “The Ruling Body,” about a former high school clique’s reaction to a returning member.

a marriage

New Flash Fiction Feature with work by Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi, titled “a marriage.” This piece about a lasting untraditional bond. Kiik has work in the forthcoming winter issue as well.

Photograph by Aleksandra Lundina entitled “Up There” taken in Chicago. Aleksandra has another great photo in our upcoming winter issue as well.