Winter 2015 Release Reading

This Saturday, February 21st at 7 pm, Portland Review celebrates the release of our winter issue with readings by local contributors. We would like you to join us!

Featuring poetry and prose by: Chrys Tobey, Gabe Herron, Zachary Cosby, and Katharine Blake McFarland.

Hosted at Ford Food & Drink (2505 SE 11th Ave., Portland, OR)

Free entry and open to all ages!

New issues (the covers “feel like chocolate”), past issues, and other lovely merchandise will be available for purchase.

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Chrys Tobey’s work has appeared in many literary journals, including Smartish Pace, Rattle, and the minnesota review. She has poetry forthcoming in Slab and Ploughshares, and her poem “Dear Monday” was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Smartish Pace. She currently shares the same home as this wonderful journal — Portland.

Zachary Cosby lives in Portland, OR. His forthcoming chapbook, Cave, will be released by Bottlecap Press. Find him on the internet @haikubotfly

Gabe Herron lives outside a small town near Portland, Oregon. He’s had a winning story in Glimmer Train‘s Short Story Award for New Writers, and a story forthcoming in Prairie Schooner. He has worked at Powell’s Books for twelve years.

Katharine Blake McFarland is a writer living in San Francisco. She has a a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in English Literature from Smith College. She writes essays and teaches at a prison and tries to see the mountains as often as possible.

Portland Review is a literary journal based in Portland, OR, publishing exceptional writing and art since 1956. Run by graduate students in Portland State University’s English department.