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Why I Prefer Writing Nonfiction

Oct, 17 2017 | no responses

. . . there’s also nothing quite like finishing the memoir of a real person who has lived through something similar to what I’ve experienced, and finding a kindred spirit in those pages.

Colorado Review Podcast: September 2017 Episode

Sep, 29 2017 | no responses

In Colorado Review’s September episode, Podcast Editor Lauren Matheny, Co-Nonfiction Editor Harrison Candelaria Fletcher, and Associate Editor Michelle LaCrosse discuss “Daughter Tongue,” an essay by Kathleen Blackburn featured in the Summer 2017 issue of the magazine. Listen to the podcast here: Episode 28.

Colorado Review Podcast: July 2017 Episode

Jul, 21 2017 | no responses

In Colorado Review’s July 2017 podcast, we veer from our typical format for a round-table chat with podcast editors Lauren Matheny and Meghan Pipe, editor-in-chief Stephanie G’Schwind, and associate editor David Mucklow. Tune in as we share personal highlights from the Summer 2017 issue, gush about our favorite lit journals, and talk about how our [...]

Colorado Review Podcast: May 2017 Episode

May, 31 2017 | no responses

In Colorado Review’s May 2017 podcast, writer Emily Sinclair joins co-podcast editor Lauren Matheny and editor-in-chief Stephanie G’Schwind in the studio to read her nonfiction essay “Searching for the Duck Hole” from the magazine’s Spring 2017 issue. Listen to the podcast here! (Episode 24)

Spoken Word: Not Just for Poetry

Apr, 07 2017 | no responses

I went for this drive and listened to the entire seven episodes of S-Town, which comes from the producers of Serial and This American Life. I cried multiple times per episode, in the car, by myself.

The Year of Nonfiction

Jan, 27 2017 | no responses

By Lauren Matheny, Colorado Review Associate Editor My name is Lauren, and I am a fiction writer. A fiction MFA candidate. And I have a confession: the last three books I’ve read have been nonfiction. I think I have a problem. I feel, however, that this shift might be global rather than personal. Or maybe [...]

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