A sliver of ice connects us and evaporates, / fades, becomes forgotten, / erased, / until one day no one will believe / the world was covered by frozen / mountain ranges
A look back at Portland Review’s very first issue and the uncanny ways it parallels the work we do today to make the journal a platform for meaningful poetry, prose, and art.
Join us as we celebrate several amazing local authors on Friday, May 18 from 7-9 pm at the Independent Publishing Resource Center, one of Portland’s coziest venues. The event will feature readings by Margaret Malone, Santi Elijah Holley, and Susan DeFreitas and is sure to be an evening of sumptuous words and gripping prose. There will be an optional but suggested… Read more →
It’s not the boy who arrests me, it’s the man I recognize above the boy, a man on a balcony who’s dropping a wet skirt to dry over the steel rail of it, and a blouse, and a towel, and other laundry, and then blue sheets.
Portland Review Editor Jessica Fonvergne spoke with some of this year’s fiction authors to explore process, revision, and the value of prose.