Read More - 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 […]
Read More - Storms & Violence in David Franke’s “Monsters”
By Colorado Review editorial assistant Michael Todd “Good storms can break down a barn, pull planes out of the air, drive straw through a tree trunk. There is nothing so massive as a storm gathering over the plains.” Where I’m from in Southwest Virginia—not plains, but hills and mountains in hazy watercolor aquas and occasional […]
Read More - An Interview with Jennifer Genest, Author of “The Mills” (Summer 2020)
Jennifer Genest grew up riding horses and playing in the woods of Sanford, a mill town in southern Maine. She now lives near Los Angeles. Her fiction has appeared in New Delta Review, Post Road Magazine, Pithead Chapel, and elsewhere. Her essay “The Mills” was published in the summer issue of Colorado Review. Associate editor […]
Read More - “Feeling Both Humbled and Human”: An Interview with Renée Thorne
Renée Thorne is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Parabola, Still Point Arts Quarterly, and Bluestockings, among others. Her first book, Eurydice, Alive, will be published next year with art&fiction. After reading her essay “Excavations” for the spring 2020 issue of Colorado Review, assistant managing editor Jonnie Genova reached out to Thorne to […]
Read More - Graduation in the Time of Quarantine
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Michelle LaCrosse Next week, I’ll put a shushing note on my door, on the off-chance my roommate comes home early from her nursing job, and then lock myself in my bedroom with my notes and a copy of my master’s thesis to “attend” my defense—remotely. I’ll examine the tiny, digital faces […]
Read More - An Interview with Colorado Review Contributor Jehanne Dubrow, Author of “Portrait on Metal with Patterned Scarf and Streak of Light”
Editorial assistant Lucia Sabo recently reached out to Colorado Review contributor Jehanne Dubrow. Here is the interview that followed. Lucia Sabo: Your essay “Portrait on Metal with Patterned Scarf and Streak of Light” was featured in the fall 2019 issue of CR. It is clear from the essay that your writing has been informed by […]
Read More - Travel Writing Tips and Tricks
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Michelle LaCrosse We’re finally into spring and summer is right around the bend—it’ll be here before you know it! Travel can happen at any time, but I know many, even most, people choose summer to get away from their routines and see something new. Ahead of these vacations and staycations, […]
Read More - I Can’t Contain My Excitement for These New Books in 2019!
By Colorado Review Managing Editor Katherine Indermaur Did you know that the number of people reading poetry in this country has almost doubled since 2013? This could very well be explained by the increased visibility of great poets of color and LGBTQIA poets in recent years. So, as one might expect, there is so much […]
Read More - May 2018 Podcast: Jennifer Itell’s “Moonwalk”
In our May episode, podcast editor Meghan Pipe dives into the archives to read Jennifer Itell’s essay “Moonwalk” from the Fall/Winter 2017 issue. Listen to the podcast here: Episode 36. Become a subscriber to the Colorado Review podcast! Just search “Colorado Review” in the iTunes store or follow this link.
Read More - Why I Prefer Writing Nonfiction
. . . there’s also nothing quite like finishing the memoir of a real person who has lived through something similar to what I’ve experienced, and finding a kindred spirit in those pages.