Staff Profile: Patrick Carey

Staff Profile: Patrick Carey By Lauren Furman   Patrick Carey is a second-year MFA candidate in fiction at Colorado State University. In his first year he started as an editorial assistant at the Center for Literary Publishing, and now, after three semesters, he’s an associate editor. His work at the CLP involves reading fiction submissions […]

March 2022 Podcast: In Conversation with Cynthia Parker-Ohene

This month CLP editorial assistant Sara Hughes sits down with Cynthia Parker-Ohene to discuss her debut collection, Daughters of Harriet, part of the Mountain/West Poetry Series published by the Center for Literary Publishing. In a wide-ranging discussion, Cynthia and Sara talk about the legacy of Black women, namely Harriet Tubman, how the labor of Black […]

An Interview with Zack Finch

An Interview with Zack Finch By Editorial Assistant River Grabowski   Zack Finch’s nonfiction essays have recently appeared or will soon appear in New England Review, the Georgia Review, Tupelo Quarterly, the Adroit Journal, Colorado Review, Socrates on the Beach, and Brilliant Corners. His poems have been published in Poetry, Tin House, Gulf Coast, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. […]

February 2022 Podcast: In Conversation With Leonora Simonovis

In this month’s episode, Podcast Editor C Culbertson sits down with Leonora Simonovis, whose book Study of the Raft won the 2021 Colorado Prize for Poetry. In their conversation, C talks with Leonora about writing from multilingual backgrounds, the worlds we construct from childhood, memory, and place, as well as modes of writing poetry and what […]

More Pandemic Writing?

More Pandemic Writing? By Associate Editor Mike Moening   Last fall, I taught an intro creative writing class that spanned three genres in fifteen weeks—leaving not enough time for any genre. But as a primarily creative nonfiction writer, I was especially saddened by the short five weeks that I had to cram in CNF. In […]