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 […]

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 […]