Con(verse): In Conversation with Julie Marie Wade

In Conversation with Julie Marie Wade By Linnea Harris   Julie Marie Wade is a poet, lyric essayist, memoirist, and an experimental/hybrid forms writer. She is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, including Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures, winner of the Colgate University Press Nonfiction Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award […]

Con(verse): In Conversation with Adrian Lürssen

In Conversation with Adrian Lürssen By C Culbertson In this audio installment of Con(verse), CR‘s recurring interview series, C Culbertson sits down with Colorado Prize for Poetry winner Adrian Lürssen to discuss his book, Human Is to Wander. Lürssen reads a few poems from the collection and talks about his inspiration for the work, the […]

Staff Profile: Eliana Meyer

Staff Profile: Eliana Meyer By Patrick Carey   Eliana Meyer is a third-year MFA candidate in fiction here at Colorado State University. Having started at the Center for Literary Publishing (CLP) two years ago, Eliana is also now an associate editor at Colorado Review.  Born in Woodland, California, Eliana made her way to Fort Collins […]

Con(verse): In Conversation with Kelly Weber

In Conversation with Kelly Weber By C. E. Janecek   Kelly Weber (she/they) is the author of We Are Changed to Deer at the Broken Place (forthcoming Tupelo Press, December 2022) and You Bury the Birds in My Pelvis, winner of the 2022 Omnidawn First/Second Book Prize (forthcoming October 2023). She is the reviews editor for Seneca Review. Their work […]

Celebrating James Longenbach

Celebrating James Longenbach Alec Witthohn   Friday, July 29, the literary community lost James Longenbach, a dear critic, poet, and friend. He had been living with kidney cancer for the past six years. The poet passed away at sixty-two. After his diagnosis, Longenbach persevered, publishing two books of criticism: How Poems Get Made (Norton, 2018) […]

An Interview with Joy Guo

An Interview with Joy Guo By Lauren Furman   Just this year, New York­­–based writer and attorney Joy Guo has published work in the Masters Review‘s New Voices, the Bureau Dispatch, Jellyfish Review, Hobart, and Chestnut Review. She also reads for No Contact, “a digital publisher of short-form prose, poetry, and hybrid works.” Her flash […]

Five Queer Literary Magazines to Read This Summer

Five Queer Literary Magazines to Read This Summer Alec Witthohn   Many LGBTQIA+ readers and writers, myself included, are familiar with the blanket diversity statements that appear on the “about” pages and submission guidelines of many mainstream literary journals across the country. It’s important, I think, for queer authors to be able to achieve a […]

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple By Ross Reagan   Alyson Mosquera Dutemple’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Passages North, DIAGRAM, The Journal, and Wigleaf, among others, and recently received an honorable mention for Cincinnati Review‘s 2021 Robert and Adele Schiff Awards. She works as an editorial consultant and creative […]