An Interview with Joy Guo

An Interview with Joy Guo By Lauren Furman   Just this year, New York­­–based writer and attorney Joy Guo has published work in the Masters Review‘s New Voices, the Bureau Dispatch, Jellyfish Review, Hobart, and Chestnut Review. She also reads for No Contact, “a digital publisher of short-form prose, poetry, and hybrid works.” Her flash […]

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple By Ross Reagan   Alyson Mosquera Dutemple’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Passages North, DIAGRAM, The Journal, and Wigleaf, among others, and recently received an honorable mention for Cincinnati Review‘s 2021 Robert and Adele Schiff Awards. She works as an editorial consultant and creative […]

An Interview with Shze-Hui Tjoa

An Interview with Shze-Hui Tjoa Megan Lear   Hailing from Singapore originally, Shze-Hui Tjoa now lives in London, where she works across nonfiction genres from memoir and lyric essays to cultural criticism. Her work has appeared in Southeast Review, So to Speak, the Oxford-Cambridge University anthology The Mays, and more. A list of her work and Shze-Hui’s […]

August 2021 Podcast: In Conversation with Michelle Ross and Kim Magowan

This month’s episode kicks off the start of fall with not one, but two authors! Podcast host Lilia Shrayfer sits down with Michelle Ross and Kim Magowan to talk about their latest co-written short story, “Twenty Three Safety Manuals.” This episode features conversation on the craft of collaborative story-telling, writing women inside and outside of gender roles of their time, and the relationship between what the writer intends and the reader imagines on the page.

An Interview with Josie Sigler Sibara, Winner of the 2020 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction, on “The German Woman”

Josie Sigler Sibara has received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant. The draft of her first novel won the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. Her most recent fiction appears in Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, and the Master’s Review. Colorado Review associate editor Esther Hayes reached out to Sibara to […]

An Interview with Michelle Ross, author of “A Mouth Is a House for Teeth” (Fall/Winter 2018)

Michelle Ross is the author of the story collections There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award, and Shapeshifting, winner of the 2020 Stillhouse Press Short Fiction Award (and forthcoming in 2021). Her fiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Electric Literature, Okay Donkey, The […]

An Interview with Colorado Review’s Prose Book Review Editor, Susan Donnelly Cheever

Susan Donnelly Cheever is a writing teacher and tutor. She currently teaches at Beacon Academy, a small independent school working to close the educational achievement gap in Boston, and she runs her own online tutoring business, Writing Lighthouse. In addition to teaching, she has also worked as a writing workshop facilitator for Writers without Margins, a nonprofit […]

Complicating the Grief Narrative in Colorado Review Contributor Alyssa Northrop’s “Anatomy”

By Colorado Review Associate Editor Elena Brousard-Norcross In Alyssa Northrop’s short story “Anatomy” we first meet a cadaver named Aberforth in a chilly medical school room. Don’t judge me if I tell you that’s what first caught my attention. What made me keep reading, though, was the voice of the protagonist, Claire. Her voice is honest, […]