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.

An Interview with Lance Olsen

Lance Olsen is the author of over twenty-five fiction and nonfiction books concerning experimental and cross-genre representations of historical and mythologic narratives. His recent work includes My Red Heaven (Dzanc, 2020) and Dreamlives of Debris (Dzanc, 2017) as well as the ongoing installation No Place Like Time, in collaboration with his wife and fellow artist, […]

May 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Brandon Krieg

Podcast host C Culbertson sits down with Brandon Krieg to talk about ecopoetics, environmental thought, and how the practice of walking calls on us to notice the world around us. Krieg reads the poems “In Case of Loss” and “Havening,” from his book Magnifier, winner of the 2019 Colorado Prize for Poetry.

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Motherhood and Mental Health in Holly Goddard Jones’s “Antipodes”

By Colorado Review editorial assistant Ross Reagan During May, we celebrate two very important events: Mental Health Awareness Month and Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day this year, though, marks an occasion that resembles an antipode. Many families, and mothers of families, are not just celebrating the joy of life but simply the fact that they are […]

An Interview with Holly Goddard Jones, Author of “Antipodes” (Spring 2021)

By Colorado Review editorial assistant Heather Gutekunst  Fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones is a professor of English at UNCG and teaches fiction writing and creative nonfiction workshops. Her work has appeared in the Southern Review and Appalachian Heritage, and she is the author of the short story collection Girl Trouble (2009) and the novels The […]

An Interview with Molly Rogers, Author of “House of Secrets” (Spring 2021)

Molly Rogers writes on the history and theory of photography. She is the author of Delia’s Tears (Yale, 2010) and co-editor of To Make Their Own Way in the World (Aperture, 2020). She is associate director of the NYU Center for the Humanities and lives in Queens, New York. On February 17, 2021, Colorado Review […]

“The Intersection of the Self and the World”: An Interview with Caitlin Ferguson

Caitlin Ferguson holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University-Newark. Her work has appeared in Tar River Poetry Review, Twickingham Notes, Cathexis NW Press, and Colorado Review, among others. Currently, she lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she works in a bookstore and is an adjunct professor. On February 24th, Colorado Review editorial […]

“This Is What We Have to Do”: Robin Cartwright’s Exploration of Privilege and Pollution

By Colorado Review associate editor Mike Moening The scope of essays that we receive at the Colorado Review is broad—that’s part of what makes the work as rewarding as it is. Even more rewarding is finding a piece that is firing on all cylinders—one that is sure to make a splash—and then seeing it transform […]