Portland Review Editor Jessica Fonvergne spoke with some of this year’s fiction authors to explore process, revision, and the value of prose.
Portland Review contributor Dani Burlison sits down with Karleigh Frisbie to talk about the upcoming anthology of her zine, Lady Parts.
The rewards of reading Conversations on Writing expand as the pages turn. Each interview is an invitation to delve into the complex, mysterious facets of writing and philosophy while spending more time within Le Guin’s enduring insight and compassion.
It has now been two weeks since the death of Ursula K. Le Guin, and Portland Review is coming to terms with the loss of one of the most beloved and impactful members of our community. Thank you, Ursula K. Le Guin, for teaching us, inspiring us, and sharing with us your stories.
A review of Inga Muscio’s Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Devil: My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society. Kathi Acker’s, \”I was unspeakable, so I ran into the language of others,\” takes on new meaning when I think about stealing, borrowing, and remaking into my own what this author has put forth. Now that Blue-Eyed Devil has been reprinted for us to pass down to our children and adolescents, who I believe to be the true target audience for her urgent and ironic voice, Inga is planning on taking our breath away by writing fiction.