The Portalist Staff

The Portalist Staff is comprised of Carolyn Cox, Sarah Mangiola, Jennifer Jackson, Olivia Mason, and others. We value imagination and science, and are passionate about the power of sci-fi and fantasy. 

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50 of the Best Fantasy Characters Ever

Dragons and hobbits and heroes, oh my!

Enter to Win the Ultimate Game of Thrones Season 8 Giveaway

Don't miss your chance to take home an absolutely epic Game of Thrones prize pack worth over $1,000.

From Xanth and Beyond: 14 Piers Anthony Books

The author of the long-running Xanth series isn't afraid to be quirky, dark—or a little controversial.

[CLOSED] Enter to Win an Epic Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Bundle 

Complete your home library with eight incredible books — plus, the perfect accessory to complement your new collection. 

Doctor Who Christmas Specials, Ranked in Order of Greatness

It's the most wonderful time of the year—"Doctor Who" Christmas special time!

[CLOSED] Grab Your Towel and Enter to Win the Don't Panic Sweepstakes!

We're giving away copies of Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic, The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and a poster signed by Gaiman himself! 

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win the Five-Book Summoner Series

Enter for your chance to win these epic fantasy books.

Read All the Sci-Fi and Fantasy You Can Handle With Scribd

The revolutionary subscription service offers an extraordinary library of SFF books, from classics to recent releases. 

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Diverse Debut Fantasy Book! 

Set on another planet, this new story has Moroccan influences. 

Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

The author shares why he's fascinated by time travel, and talks the upcoming adaptation of "Needle in a Timestack." 

Get Science and Space Reads at a Huge Discount with Humble Bundle

Get Science and Space Reads at a Huge Discount with Humble Bundle

For a limited time, enjoy extraordinary savings on great titles — all while supporting a worthy cause! 

[CLOSED] Take Home the Portalist's May Book Bundle! 

Enter for a chance to win six new sci-fi and fantasy reads.

Have an Out-of-This-World Weekend at Escape Velocity 2018

The Maryland convention celebrates the best in science and sci-fi—and right now they're offering a 20% discount to Portalist readers!