Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing


In the Woods of Memory

Aug, 17 2017 | no responses

This layered, textured novel throws into stark relief the interconnections between experience and memory, and the enduring nature of trauma.


Aug, 04 2017 | no responses

Spanning more than a century, Rebellion weaves the stories of four women (and those of several minor characters) who reject societal and familial expectations for what a woman—a wife, a mother, a daughter, a friend—must be and do.


Jul, 13 2017 | no responses

Not until the last page of Diego Zúñiga’s novel Camanchaca does a camanchaca itself appear.

Broken River

Jun, 26 2017 | no responses

There’s a vulnerability to the book that speaks to our inclination toward disaster, and that’s what elevates it beyond another cut-and-paste mystery novel.

What She Is

Jun, 23 2017 | no responses

Long white-blonde hair in front of the white clapboard chapel. Her body almost invisible in the afternoon sun except for tan  legs, bare feet, the straps of sandals held in one hand like an invitation. A small valise at her feet, weathered, blue, hardly big enough for a change of clothing. He noticed her before he saw her thumb, out of place the way she was in front of Phillips Chapel.

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