Address: Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth St., Building 340, Room 133, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5
Contact: Joy Gugeler, Publisher
Portal is a nationally-distributed 96-page full-colour annual literary magazine featuring short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, scripts, industry features, book reviews, art, and photography from emerging writers. Portal includes our national Portent contest winner (alternates through 4 genres), a regular Portfolio Spotlight on authors from underrepresented cultures sharing their stories, and interviews with celebrated Canadian literati: Lillian Allen, Fred Wah, George Elliott Clarke, Gregory Scoffield, Katerina Vermette, Dennis Lee, Don McKay, Gary Geddes, Erin Moure, Michael Crummey, Lorna Crozier, and others.
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