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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Not that being odd is currently under literary attack or anything, but I’ve been thinking about how certain pieces of writing are perfectly misshapen—a trapezoidal-peg-round-hole sort of thing—just enough to defy clear categorization.
I went for this drive and listened to the entire seven episodes of S-Town, which comes from the producers of Serial and This American Life. I cried multiple times per episode, in the car, by myself.
You know, I thought about switching up the music on this edition of Selections from Colorado Review. I thought, You know what’ll really get everyone all bent out of shape? If I put Christmas music on the podcast before Thanksgiving. That’ll really get ’em riled up. Anyone who has ever blogged professionally knows that riled […]
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 […]