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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 23)

In Defense of Odd

Apr, 21 2017 | no responses

Not that being odd is currently under literary attack or anything, but I’ve been thinking about how certain pieces of writing are perfectly misshapen—a trapezoidal-peg-round-hole sort of thing—just enough to defy clear categorization.

Preach, Mama

Apr, 14 2017 | no responses

I admitted, then, like a secret or a dare, “I’ve found myself writing preach, mama in the margins of the books I’m reading,” which has been the biggest puzzle to emerge out of many otherwise subtle changes.

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 [...]

The Bravery of Writing

Nov, 11 2016 | no responses

By Morgan Riedl, Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Recently, I attended a storytelling event with a friend. After the performance, we discussed what it’s like to write and share stories, and agreed to send each other a story we’d written. Shortly after I got home, my phone buzzed with a text: “I’m so nervous for you [...]

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