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Colorado Review Podcast: March 2017 Episode

Mar, 29 2017 | no responses

In Colorado Review’s March 2017 podcast, Kylan Rice passes the torch to incoming podcast editors Lauren Matheny and Meghan Pipe. Together, they’ll dive into the Colorado Review archives to read Barrington Smith-Seetachitt’s “Superman Falling” from the Fall/Winter 2008 issue. Afterward, Smith-Seetachitt will join in via Skype to chat about the story. Listen to the podcast here! [...]

A Reflection on Listening: Thanks to Mike Lala and Rachel Hall

Mar, 03 2017 | no responses

By Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Kristin Macintyre A few days ago I, along with the literary community at Colorado State University, had the honor of listening to two writers read their work at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art on campus. Rachel Hall, a visiting fiction writer from SUNY-Geneseo, read a beautiful short story from [...]

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. [...]

A Tale of Two Queues

Jan, 23 2015 | one response

By John McDonough, Colorado Review Associate Editor The queue. The slush pile. The drawer. I’m sure there are other names out there (many unpublishable), all of which speak to dreaded way journal editors and editorial assistants think about the submissions that both give them life and (seem to) threaten to take it away. So many [...]

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