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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 [...]

New Year, New-ish Reads

Jan, 20 2017 | no responses

By Katherine Indermaur, Colorado Review Assistant Managing Editor It’s a new year, so I’ve resolved to take a look at all those books I’ve been meaning to read—or lying to my friends about having read—for years. We all keep our own mental lists of books that we are embarrassed to admit we haven’t yet read. [...]

Five Friends, Five Books

Jan, 11 2017 | no responses

By Alex Morrison, Colorado Review Associate Editor The holiday season approaches, and maybe you are unsure about what to give your friends. You know that a book always makes a good gift, but if you are like me, you tend to give books that you want to read, have read, or think that the recipient [...]

(Don’t) Write What You Know

Jan, 10 2017 | no responses

By Chelsea Hansen, Colorado Review Associate Editor Every writer has heard that infamous phrase: “Write what you know.” And, like me, most writers have probably railed against it. I first heard this when I was nineteen and in my first-ever workshop. My professor at the time had gone off on an unintended rant on the subject. [...]

May Podcast: Laura Schadler reads “Reward for Bravery”

May, 01 2013 | no responses

Today, May 1, Ullr, dropped exactly forty gazillion inches of snow on Fort Collins, CO because apparently Norse gods don’t know when it’s spring already. Today, May 1, is also International Worker’s Day. Today, May 1, I am here at work (in sweatpants, but still). Apparently, today is one of those anything goes days. If [...]

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