Portland Review will be attending Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival on November 11th, 2017. We are very pleased to be among so many esteemed literary organizations at the book fair. Check out this year’s amazing author lineup, which includes Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeffrey Eugenides, Claire Messud, Jenny Han, and Portland Review contributor Lidia Yuknavitch. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as we gear… Read more →
Our fantastic new issue features an interview with Ursula K. Le Guin / new poems by Matthew Zapruder & Joanna Klink / new prose by Martha Grover, Kevin Sampsell, & Alexis M. Smith / and much, much more.
As of 2017, Portland Review will be produced by graduate students in the creative writing and publishing programs at Portland State University, and to celebrate our new partnership with the English Department, we are relaunching the journal.
You refuse to go to your doctor for months. You and your partner treat this like most projects, with enthusiasm that can only be dampened by people in authority. Because it’s about the body, you embrace disassociation– treating your guts like a meteor suspended in the rafters of your garage…
“I went to my first wedding at twenty-one. A former best friend was getting married to her high school sweetheart. I was dreading it…”