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.
Colorado Review Podcast: April 2017 Episode
Apr, 19 2017 | no responses
In Colorado Review’s April 2017 podcast, podcast editors Lauren Matheny and Meghan Pipe sit down with Ada Limón, author of Bright Dead Things, finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry. Limón visited Colorado State University earlier this month through the CSU Creative Writing Reading Series. Listen to the podcast here! (Episode 23)
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.
Women in Art
Mar, 31 2017 | no responses
Seeking out female writers isn’t something I’ve done consciously per se, rather the work I find so fascinating, the work I think is most exciting and brave and honest right now, happens to be by women and this feels important and true to me.
Area Poet Admits to Reading Fiction
Mar, 24 2017 | no responses
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Zach Yanowitz I’m a poet. I’m in graduate school for poetry. As a result, that’s largely what I write and read. Sure, I’ve been obsessively keeping up with the news for the last few months and I read my fair share of comic books, but part of me sort of [...]