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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Joe Haldeman: Exploring the Life and Work of The Forever War Author

Celebrate the work of Grand Master Joe Haldeman, and read one of his short stories for free!

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!

Cover Reveal: See the Final Cover for Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic

You voted! Now it's time to take a peek at the winning final cover (as promised, we'll also reveal the meaning of life).

[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. 

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

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! 

[CLOSED] Win Passes to Escape Velocity and a Sci-Fi Prize Pack!

We've partnered with Escape Velocity to give away 6 weekend passes to the Maryland con, a $75 voucher, and a book bundle signed by Greg Bear.

[CLOSED]: The Portalist's April Sci-fi & Fantasy Books Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win 7 exciting new sci-fi & fantasy reads!

The Handmaid’s Tale Returns Soon—Download a Free Guide to Get You Ready

Know your Offred from your Ofglen? Eyes from your Angels? This free Ebook will get you up to speed for Season 2.