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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15 of the Weirdest Things People Have Left on the Moon

Golf balls, an original Warhol, and bags of poop — humans have left a lot of strange things on the lunar surface. 

7 Transportive Sci-Fi and Fantasy Mobile Games

Transform your commute into an epic experience with these games. 

[CLOSED] Win a Trip to StarFest Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention in Denver!

We've partnered with StarFest to give away 2 Platinum Passes, a $300 travel voucher, and a bundle of books to read on your trip!

[CLOSED] March Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bundle Giveaway

We're giving away a bundle of books and games perfect for sci-fi & fantasy fans — including the acclaimed new fantasy Children of Blood and Bone!

Hear Stephen King & George R.R. Martin Discuss Their Craft

The iconic authors share their inspirations and delve into ''how the f***" King writes so fast.

15 Great Time Travel Movies Worth Being Present For

In the mood to do a little time traveling? These time travel movies are ready to take you on a fantastic voyage.

Exclusive: The One-of-a-Kind Book Bundle Every Fan Must Own

We partnered with award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear to create a five-book collection that deserves a home in your personal library.

[CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

We're offering our readers another chance to win a 10-book bundle.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Bundle!

Ring in the new year with a chance to win ten out-of-this-world books.

Day 12: Science & Space Books

Explore the mysteries of the natural world with these out-of-this-world nonfiction science books.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: The Language of Thorns, by Leigh Bardugo

Enter for a chance to win this stunning story collection.

[CLOSED] Enter for a Chance to Win Marissa Meyer's New Book

"Renegades" tells the story of humans with extraordinary powers and the villains who seek to destroy them.

Geek Decor for the Holiday Season and Beyond

If you're looking for festive ways to show off your geek pride this winter, or inspiration for what to get a special nerd in your life, we've got you covered.

Star Wars Gifts for the Jedi in Your Life

These are the presents you're looking for.

[CLOSED] Enter to Win An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon

This beautifully written space opera explores race, class, and history.

Magical Harry Potter Gifts

Perfect presents for the Muggle who pines for a homemade Weasley sweater or holiday dinner in the Great Hall.

These Are the Geek Socks Your Feet Deserve

Put your best foot forward with these fandom-tastic stockings.

Cryptozoology Clothes for Monster Lovers

If you believe, wear your passions on your sleeve.

Get Out-of-This-World Reads in an Incredible Humble Bundle

Support a worthy cause — and get a great deal — with the adventures in sci-fi Humble Bundle.