Portland Review has been publishing exceptional prose, poetry, and art since 1956. We are proud to have been named in the Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net anthologies, noted in the Best American series, as well as honored by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oregon Arts Commission. The journal is produced by the graduate students in Portland State University’s English Department, and for over sixty years Portland Review has promoted the works of emerging writers and artists alongside the works of well-established authors. Past contributors include Kristen Arnett, Robert Crumb, Brian Doyle, Keith Flynn, Tess Gallagher, Martha Grover, Ursula K. Le Guin, Christopher Howell, Richard Hugo, David Ignatow, William Kittredge, Joanna Klink, Yusef Komunyakaa, Shayla Lawson, Margaret Malone, Ted Mathys, Valzhyna Mort, Carol Muske-Dukes, Lance Olsen, Hannah Sanghae Park, Kevin Sampsell, Peter Sears, Ed Skoog, William Stafford, Primus St. John, Brian Turner, Natasha Vargas-Cooper, Lidia Yuknavitch, and Matthew Zapruder.

To learn more about the history of the journal, please visit “On Issue One: Revisiting Portland Review’s First Edition.”


Editors-in-Chief: Jessica Fonvergne, Kathleen Levitt
Associate Editor: Peter Zikos
Web Editor: Karina Briski
Prose Editors: Kari Davison, Nada Sewidan
Poetry Editor: Morgaine Baumann
Editorial Assistants: Jennifer Cie, Stephanie Sandmeyer
Student Editors: Brit Barnhouse, Brooke Sayles, Samuel Willhalm

Editor Instructor: Thea Prieto

Faculty Advisor: Janice Lee

Readers: August Amoroso, Massey Barner, Jonita Cola, Triston Foster, Tatum Francis, Gary Hall, Ross Showalter, Scott Tschirhart

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