Pathos Literary Magazine

Pathos Literary Magazine Pathos Literary Magazine is the one and only creative publication by and for the students of Portland State University. At Pathos, we’re all students.

We understand firsthand the power of learning and growth that comes with each new opportunity. Through our publication, we seek to be a manifestation of what goes on here at Portland State University and a bridge to the greater artistic community. We look for diverse, cultured, and provocative works that showcase the vibrancy of our campus. We want expressions rooted in the experience of attending

We understand firsthand the power of learning and growth that comes with each new opportunity. Through our publication, we seek to be a manifestation of what goes on here at Portland State University and a bridge to the greater artistic community. We look for diverse, cultured, and provocative works that showcase the vibrancy of our campus. We want expressions rooted in the experience of attending

it’s almost october... u know what that means.. the ghost writers are getting cozy🧣(yes we know ghosts don’t actually fe...
09/30/2020

it’s almost october... u know what that means.. the ghost writers are getting cozy🧣(yes we know ghosts don’t actually feel temperatures shhhhh don’t hurt their feelings!)

it’s finally fall! 🍃 we hope you’re staying safe and we can’t wait for you to see what’s in store for this term 💓
09/28/2020

it’s finally fall! 🍃 we hope you’re staying safe and we can’t wait for you to see what’s in store for this term 💓

wanna take over the pathos ig? sick of hearing these dumb captions and think you could do better? just your luck, pathos...
08/11/2020

wanna take over the pathos ig? sick of hearing these dumb captions and think you could do better? just your luck, pathos is looking to hire a new social media manager! 📲 undergraduates must have an institutional GPA of at least 2.5 and must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits. graduate students must have an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 and must be enrolled for a minimum of 5 credits.

interested? please email [email protected]

we’re so excited to work with u!!

happy friday!
05/29/2020

happy friday!

i’ve run out of my gossip mags — what are you reading during this quarantine?
05/20/2020

i’ve run out of my gossip mags — what are you reading during this quarantine?

it’s TOMORROW y’all!!! @kpsu_radio  and pathos open mic! 💥💥💥 come perform and hang out with us! read some poetry, play u...
05/15/2020

it’s TOMORROW y’all!!! @kpsu_radio and pathos open mic! 💥💥💥 come perform and hang out with us! read some poetry, play ur guitar, practice ur improv, whatever u want! the link to sign up is in our bio, and the zoom link will be there too at 6 tomorrow! see u soon!!!!

here’s a hot take: u should submit to pathos!! do it before it’s too late... today’s the day 👀
05/13/2020

here’s a hot take: u should submit to pathos!! do it before it’s too late... today’s the day 👀

new art conversation gallery up on our blog! featuring… “canon beach”  by ryan valhuerdian excerpt from “those who love ...
05/12/2020

new art conversation gallery up on our blog! featuring…

“canon beach” by ryan valhuerdi

an excerpt from “those who love unconditionally” by jordan marzka

valerie by abby edwards

and more! check it out on our blog 🖼 link in bio

u heard that right! we’re doing another OPEN MIC! except it’s virtual 💻🌈💻 friday, may 15th at 6pm! save the date! sign u...
05/07/2020

u heard that right! we’re doing another OPEN MIC! except it’s virtual 💻🌈💻 friday, may 15th at 6pm! save the date! sign up to participate with the link in our bio!!!

wanted to submit but thought u missed the deadline? well we got NEWS for u! deadline for submissions has been extended t...
05/06/2020

wanted to submit but thought u missed the deadline? well we got NEWS for u! deadline for submissions has been extended to may 13th! NOWS UR CHANCE!!

YOU get more art, YOU get more art, EVERYONE gets more art!!!! check out the new art convo gallery post on our blog! 🎆
05/02/2020

YOU get more art, YOU get more art, EVERYONE gets more art!!!! check out the new art convo gallery post on our blog! 🎆

Y’ALL! now’s ur chance!!!! what are you submitting? give us a sneak peak in the comments 👀👀👀
04/30/2020

Y’ALL! now’s ur chance!!!! what are you submitting? give us a sneak peak in the comments 👀👀👀

missing us a little extra? subscribe to our newsletter! stay up to date on all things pathos!! get free kittens!!! (ok w...
04/28/2020

missing us a little extra? subscribe to our newsletter! stay up to date on all things pathos!! get free kittens!!! (ok we don’t actually give u free kittens but it’s still pretty cool so u should check it out — link in bio 💕)

we know what ur thinking.. “ok pathos gave me something to read and look at.. but what else...” well we got u covered! t...
04/22/2020

we know what ur thinking.. “ok pathos gave me something to read and look at.. but what else...” well we got u covered! there’s a BRAND NEW curated playlist up on our blog!! check it out 🤪🎧

omg woah 😳😳 😳 what a cool fortune
04/19/2020

omg woah 😳😳 😳 what a cool fortune

sometimes u gotta have breakfast for dinner 🥣 what have u been snackin on recently?
04/16/2020

sometimes u gotta have breakfast for dinner 🥣 what have u been snackin on recently?

new blog post aaaaaaannnnd NEW WINTER ISSUE!! 🎉🎉🕺 it’s all online and in our bio bby 💕
04/14/2020

new blog post aaaaaaannnnd NEW WINTER ISSUE!! 🎉🎉🕺 it’s all online and in our bio bby 💕

logos here to remind u to stay inside and stay healthy! and don’t forget to wash ur hands!!!! 👋🧼
04/10/2020

logos here to remind u to stay inside and stay healthy! and don’t forget to wash ur hands!!!! 👋🧼

omg... u heard it here first.. 📮PATHOS SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!!! 📮 send in ur work for the spring issue! as always, li...
04/05/2020

omg... u heard it here first.. 📮PATHOS SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!!! 📮 send in ur work for the spring issue! as always, link in bio! 💌

week 1 is almost over! 😳 how u feeling?
04/02/2020

week 1 is almost over! 😳 how u feeling?

would u look at that.... it’s spring term! yeah it’s online — but so is pathos!! check out our blog 💻 link in bio 💕
03/31/2020

would u look at that.... it’s spring term! yeah it’s online — but so is pathos!! check out our blog 💻 link in bio 💕

get u someone who loves u as much as the ghost writers love each other (and old elevators...❤️)
03/06/2020

get u someone who loves u as much as the ghost writers love each other (and old elevators...❤️)

aw a shooting star 🥺 what r u wishing for? i’m wishing for a big plate of chocolate chip waffles and free healthcare❣️
03/04/2020

aw a shooting star 🥺 what r u wishing for? i’m wishing for a big plate of chocolate chip waffles and free healthcare❣️

omg did u know pathos has a blog? and we post spotlight pieces showcasing psu’s own artists?? and there’s a new one up r...
03/02/2020

omg did u know pathos has a blog? and we post spotlight pieces showcasing psu’s own artists?? and there’s a new one up right now????? and there’s a LINK IN OUR BIO?????????

spring is almost here bbs! get ready to see some leaves on them trees 🌞
02/26/2020

spring is almost here bbs! get ready to see some leaves on them trees 🌞

OMG! it’s tonight! join us for a performance by @ewheatfall and open mic💥 5-7 in the KPSU studio (smith subbasement s18!...
02/20/2020

OMG! it’s tonight! join us for a performance by @ewheatfall and open mic💥 5-7 in the KPSU studio (smith subbasement s18!) see u there 🔜 ‼️

hey artists!!! pwetty pwease submit ur art 🥺🥺 we’ve extended the deadline until feb 21! link in bio 💓💕
02/13/2020

hey artists!!! pwetty pwease submit ur art 🥺🥺 we’ve extended the deadline until feb 21! link in bio 💓💕

sillyvia is looking for someone to eat lemon meringue pie with. let her know if you are interested and also like honking...
02/11/2020

sillyvia is looking for someone to eat lemon meringue pie with. let her know if you are interested and also like honking 🤡 (no she will not give u a ride in her clown car)

today’s the day! be like this juicy fruit and submit your work for the winter issue before it’s too late — due by midnig...
02/10/2020

today’s the day! be like this juicy fruit and submit your work for the winter issue before it’s too late — due by midnight! link in bio 🕺🍊

💌INCOMING MSSG…💌 yeah, u read that right! the deadline for submissions is now february 10th! send us ur good good art – ...
02/04/2020

💌INCOMING MSSG…💌 yeah, u read that right! the deadline for submissions is now february 10th! send us ur good good art – now's ur chance!

oh, to be a flower in a field with no midterms or debt. happy sunday!
02/02/2020

oh, to be a flower in a field with no midterms or debt. happy sunday!

We're delighted to announce that the amazing Emmett Wheatfall will be performing spoken word and page poetry at our poet...
01/27/2020

We're delighted to announce that the amazing Emmett Wheatfall will be performing spoken word and page poetry at our poetry night in KPSU studios, February 20th!

Part of the evening will be open mic format! If you'd like to perform, please sign up:
https://forms.gle/y87yUM39f3HjRrG18

Emmett Wheatfall is a published poet, playwright and recording artist. Emmett has published 6 books of poetry, written a play titled Under the Red Robin, released one recorded non-lyrical (without music) poetry CD and four lyrical (with music) poetry CDs. In May 2018, Fernwood Press, an imprint of Barclay Press published Emmett's 6th poetry collection titled As Clean as a Bone. Emmett is known nationally and internationally for his multifaceted poetry.

http://emmettwheatfall.com

10/29/2019

You still have a few hours left to submit to the Fall Issue of Pathos Literary Magazine! What are you submitting?

Pathos Literary Magazine
10/15/2019

Pathos Literary Magazine

the student media open house is today from 2-4 so come hang out
09/27/2019

the student media open house is today from 2-4 so come hang out

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At Pathos, we’re all students. We understand firsthand the power of learning and growth that comes with each new opportunity. Through our publication, we seek to be a manifestation of what goes on here at Portland State University and a bridge to the greater artistic community. We look for diverse, cultured, and provocative works that showcase the vibrancy of our campus. We want expressions rooted in the experience of attending an amazing university in the heart of the city. Students, poets, writers, and artists of all sorts have filled our pages since 2006, but we need your help to continue. Visit our website to see how you can submit your work. STAFF Editor-in-Chief: Sadie Jordan Copyeditor: Juliana Tattoli Social Media Manager: Harrison Gerard Graphic Designer: Sloane Ackerman

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