A Tale of Two Queues

By John McDonough, Colorado Review Associate Editor The queue. The slush pile. The drawer. I’m sure there are other names out there (many unpublishable), all of which speak to dreaded way journal editors and editorial assistants think about the submissions that both give them life and (seem to) threaten to take it away. So many […]

September Podcast: Jessamyn Hope’s “The Running of the Brides”

Back to school, back to school, you’re not too cool to go back to school. If you’re like me, then you’re not cool at all; however, you are—for once in your life—on time for something. That’s right! It’s the return of Selections from Colorado Review. This month’s podcast features Jessamyn Hope’s essay “The Running of the […]

January Podcast: Endi Bogue Hartigan reads “It Was a Church Then”

Better late than never, right? C’mon, am I right? You know I’m right. I always am. Always. So let’s just pretend this little delay never happened. Let’s all just pretend and nobody gets hurt. No kittens, no puppies, nobody. We can all just be cool about it. And while we’re all being so cool about […]

Cooking with the Skloots: Veal Italienne “Sklootini”

By Colorado Review Associate Editor Sarah Lin A few months ago, while in the middle of production for the Spring 2011 issue of Colorado Review, I was delighted to find myself reading for the first time Floyd Skloot‘s nonfiction piece “The Famous Recipe.” The essay details Skloot’s exploration of an intriguing, never-before-seen recipe authored by […]