Words to transport you

Creativity that conveys, carries, and conducts.
Explorations that elevate, enchant, and entrance.
Prose that provokes. Stories that spellbind. Tales that thrill.

What type of magazine is Portal?

  • Annual

    For over 30 years and counting

  • Colourful

    Artwork, photography, and writing on 96 full-colour pages

  • Canadian

    Vancouver Island based in Nanaimo, BC

  • Literary

    Short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and scripts + interviews and book reviews

  • Book Reviews

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Connolly Sifton

"It Leaves an Impression"

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Karen Solie

Current Issue

Portal 2024 Cover: A woman's face surrounding by bursts of fuschia flowers in front of a multi-coloured background

Portal 2024 | $12

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