Portland Review

Publishing exceptional local and international writing and art since 1956.

It’s the final countdown! Only 3 days left before our 9/1 deadline when submissions close. http://portlandreview.submittable.com Those last minute submissions can be some of the best!

It’s the final countdown! Only 3 days left before our 9/1 deadline when submissions close. http://portlandreview.submittable.com Those last minute submissions can be some of the best!

Once More for Love on the T

"There are old subway tickets taped to my refrigerator. One still holds
three trips’ fare left over from a visit with you…” 

Read more of Anne Charlton’s “Once More for Love on the T” at http://portlandreview.org/once-more-for-love-on-the-t/

Writers, Friends, Artists! Portland Review is now accepting submissions for our Fall 2014 issue. Get in touch with your inner Sagan and get writing!
Remember kids, we are all made of star stuff:  http://portlandreview.org/fall-2014-call-for-submissions/

Writers, Friends, Artists! Portland Review is now accepting submissions for our Fall 2014 issue. Get in touch with your inner Sagan and get writing!

Remember kids, we are all made of star stuff:  http://portlandreview.org/fall-2014-call-for-submissions/

In five hours we’ll be laying out some sweet, infused words to keep you in good health. Launch Reading, 5 - 7 pm, at Glyph! http://portlandreview.org/spring-2014-issue-launch-reading/

A Loving Sister, A Fighter

Nonfiction Editor Sophia Pfaff Shalmiyev reviews Inga Muscio’s ‘Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Devil’ in our upcoming Spring 2014 issue. “Inga Muscio reads and listens and synthesizes what I desperately need a sheet of acid to digest and still feel so unprepared to speak on with any authority.”

Spring 2014 Issue Launch Reading

Come celebrate the launch of our Spring 2014 issue with a reading by supernatural talents! Friday, June 13th, 5 - 7 pm, at Glyph!

"Harvestflies" by Joel Sherman

An excerpt of Joel Sherman’s story, “Harvestflies,” from our Winter 2014 issue. A tense story of sibling play turning traumatic, also cicadas.

Building a Writer's Portfolio

Associate Editor Missy Lacock shares valuable tips on putting together a writer’s portfolio.

Gertrude Stein's Poodle

Sarah Ann Winn’s poem, “Gertrude Stein’s Poodle,” plays with form and perspective in delightful ways. From our Winter 2014 issue.

Fall 2013 Issue Reviewed by The Review Review

We’re thrilled and honored to have our fall 2013 issue reviewed by The Review Review! We’re grateful for the hard work our staff put into the issue, and the amazing content from our contributors, and it’s great to have others enjoy that work.