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10 Themed Anthologies & Journals Seeking Submissions

Did you miss the submission deadline for Portland Review’s themed anthology, Unchartable: On Environmental Unknowns? Or, are you looking for journals and anthologies accepting themed writing? Here is a list of ten journals we think you should consider as homes for your work: Puerto del Sol Theme: Absence Deadline: Oct 30, 2018 For details, click here. Indiana Review & Split Lip Magazine Theme: Collaboration Deadline:…

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2018 Best of the Net Nominations

Portland Review is pleased to announce its nominations for the 2018 Best of the Net anthology. A very warm congratulations to our nominees: Fiction: Mike Corrao, “Business and Sales” Molly Gutman, “You and the Clarinetist” Nonfiction: Massoud Hayoun, “The Puerto Ricans” Chila Woychik, “A Rural Spring – 14 Days” Poetry: Paul Freidinger, “What Is It That Lasts?” Christine Kitano, “Denim” Ryan Masters, selections from “5 Poems”…

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Introducing the 2018-19 Editors

Since 1956, Portland Review has created a space for students at Portland State University to gain collaborative publishing experience, while at the same time, contributing to the broader landscape of contemporary literature. Our magazine is excited to once again head into a new year of discovering exceptional work and bringing it to publication. Here is an introduction to our incoming editors of the 2019 issue, currently…

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The Resilience of Writers Who Continue to Submit

One of the most difficult aspects of writing to publish is the seemingly endless number of submissions sent out, only to be responded to with varying degrees of “sorry, try again.” We at Portland Review are inspired by and support the resilience of the writers who push through and continue to submit. When that letter or email of acceptance finally arrives, it is accompanied by elation and a renewed…

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