Interview with Shannon Sweetnam: Winner of the 2018 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction

By Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Esther Hayes Shannon Sweetnam is a Chicago-based essay and fiction writer whose work has appeared most recently in the Chicago Tribune, terrain.org, Cleaver Magazine, SmokeLong Quarterly, the Golden Key, Literal Latte, the Pinch, Crab Orchard Review, Nano Fiction, and Georgetown Review. She is the winner of the 2016 Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest, 2010 Jack Dyer Fiction Prize, and two Illinois […]

June 2018 Podcast: Benjamin Soileau’s “Boosh Bourgeois”

In our June episode, podcast editor Meghan Pipe is joined by incoming podcast editor Evan Senie, who will read an excerpt from Benjamin Soileau’s “Boosh Bourgeois.” The story appears in the upcoming Summer 2018 issue of Colorado Review. Then, they’ll be joined by Soileau via phone to chat about the story and Soileau’s work. Listen […]

October 2017 Podcast: Katherine Hill’s “Waste Management”

In October’s episode, podcast editor Meghan Pipe dives into the archives to read Katherine Hill’s “Waste Management,” winner of the 2010 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction (Fall/Winter 2010 issue). Then, Hill joins in via phone to chat about the Nelligan Prize and how her writing life has unfolded since winning. Listen to the podcast here: […]

Colorado Review Podcast: March 2017 Episode

In Colorado Review’s March 2017 podcast, Kylan Rice passes the torch to incoming podcast editors Lauren Matheny and Meghan Pipe. Together, they’ll dive into the Colorado Review archives to read Barrington Smith-Seetachitt’s “Superman Falling” from the Fall/Winter 2008 issue. Afterward, Smith-Seetachitt will join in via Skype to chat about the story. Listen to the podcast here! […]