Alex Portal

Alex Portal
Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young Readers

Alex Portal was born in Pennsylvania and grew up dreaming of the Wild West. After spending time all along the East Coast, he met his wife, Rachel. She soon accepted a position with Deadwood History, Inc., and the two took up residence in Lead, where they live with two cats, Maggie and Bumble. Portal works as a reporter for the Black Hills Pioneer and recently illustrated his first children’s book, But Nana, Who Was Wild Bill?


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