Colorado Review Podcast



Colorado Review Podcast

Monthly readings and discussions of poetry and prose published in Colorado Review.

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Latest Episode

Into the Archives: A National Poetry Month Digital Reading

April 25, 2023

Into the Archives A National Poetry Month Digital Reading   Listen in as we move through decades of poetry at Colorado Review in celebration of National Poetry Month! This June, social media manager and associate editor Alec Witthohn, delved into Colorado Review‘s archives to bring you eight exceptional poets from across the magazine’s history. Interns […]

Past Episodes

July 2022 Podcast: In Conversation with Ariel Katz

July 27, 2022

  In our final episode of Colorado Review‘s podcast, host Lilia Shrayfer gets in touch with Ariel Katz, whose story “Disaster Management” was published in the Spring 2022 issue of Colorado Review. They discuss everything from craft to themes such as nostalgia and jealousy, and Katz reads a selection from the story.

May 2022 Podcast Part Two: In Conversation with Kylan Rice

May 26, 2022

In part two of Colorado Review’s May podcast, podcast host Lilia Shrayfer sits down with Colorado State University alum and former Colorado Review podcast editor Kylan Rice. Together, they talk about their experiences at AWP, writing and professionalization, and life after the MFA.

May 2022 Podcast Part One: AWP Retrospective

May 6, 2022

In part one of Colorado Review’s May 2022 episode, Podcast Editor C Culbertson sits down with Editor-In-Chief Stephanie G’Schwind and interns Hannah Barnhart, Jonnie Genova, and Patrick Carey. Together, they talk about their experience attending the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference held in Philadelphia in late March.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April 29, 2022

In this special segment, Colorado Review celebrates National Poetry Month with readings across our issues beginning with our first issue dating back to Winter 1956-57. During the last few weeks, interns have curated selections from Langston Hughes, Gillian Kiley, Denise Levertov, Lisa Fishman, Martha Ronk, Kevin Goodan, Charles Bukowski, and C.D. Wright.

March 2022 Podcast: In Conversation with Cynthia Parker-Ohene

March 22, 2022

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 […]

February 2022 Podcast: In Conversation With Leonora Simonovis

February 25, 2022

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 […]

January 2022 Podcast: In Conversation With Lauren Haldeman

January 26, 2022

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

December 15, 2021

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

October 15, 2021

  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 […]

September 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Sarah Curtis

September 16, 2021

Please join Colorado Review associate editor Nicole Piasecki and writer Sarah Curtis for a discussion about Curtis’s recently published essay “The Ghosts of Lubbock,” which was published in CR‘s Summer 2021 issue.