March 2022 Podcast: In Conversation with Cynthia Parker-Ohene

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 […]

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 it […]

January 2022 Podcast: In Conversation With Lauren Haldeman

In this episode, Editor-in-Chief Stephanie G’Schwind interviews Lauren Haldeman about her work “Field #1,” from the graphic memoir Team Photograph. With this being Colorado Review’s first piece of graphic memoir, Stephanie and Lauren discuss the intricacies of the genre. Lauren Haldeman was also the recipient of the 2017 Colorado Prize for Poetry with her collection Instead of […]

December 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Matthew Gavin Frank

This month’s episode features Matthew Gavin Frank, creative nonfiction writer, poet, and Professor of Creative Writing at Northern Michigan University. Host Lilia Shrayfer talks with Matthew about his latest book, Flight of the Diamond Smugglers: A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa. Listen in to hear this brilliant writer talk in […]

October 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Danny Thiemann

  In this episode of the Colorado Review Podcast, host Lilia Shrayfer sits down with Danny Thiemann to discuss his story “One Bad Night in San José, Costa Rica,” forthcoming in the Colorado Review‘s Fall/Winter 2021 issue. This story was awarded the 2021 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction by final judge T. Geronimo Johnson. Thiemann […]

August 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Michelle Ross and Kim Magowan

This month’s episode kicks off the start of fall with not one, but two authors! Podcast host Lilia Shrayfer sits down with Michelle Ross and Kim Magowan to talk about their latest co-written short story, “Twenty Three Safety Manuals.” This episode features conversation on the craft of collaborative story-telling, writing women inside and outside of gender roles of their time, and the relationship between what the writer intends and the reader imagines on the page.