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2019 Pushcart and Best Small Fictions Nominations

Portland Review is pleased to announce its nominations for the 2019 Pushcart Prize and the 2019 Best Small Fictions anthology. A very warm congratulations to our contributors! Nominations for the 2019 Pushcart Prize: Dani Burlison, “How to Spend the Weekend with a Man Who Doesn’t Love You” Christopher Coake, “Getaway” Molly Gutman, “You and the Clarinetist” Christine Kitano, “Denim” Penny Newell, “Chopping Wood for Mum Because…

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5 Literary Nonprofits We’re Thankful to Have in Portland

Among all of Portland’s most celebrated features — our excellent coffee, our eclectic beers, our extra-eclectic coffee-infused beers — it’s the strong commitment to writing and literature that feels especially vital these days. The literary arts bring together the widening groups of people inhabiting our city, from the new to long-term residents, young and elderly, writers and readers from all backgrounds and histories. It’s Giving Tuesday today,…

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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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