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

Jun, 17 2020 | one response

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 […]

Why a Social Media Cynic Loves Posting as Colorado Review

Apr, 22 2020 | no responses

By Colorado Review Social Media Manager and Associate Editor Margaret Browne With the emergence of the Instagram poet, the rise of literary Twitter, and intensifying pressure to successfully brand one’s self as a writer and network online, the use of social media to an emerging writer is increasingly necessary and increasingly fraught—especially if you, like me, […]

When to Write and When Not to Write

Feb, 06 2020 | no responses

By Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Hannah Barnhart Writers are hardly ever just writers; we are almost always something else, too. We are parents, teachers, students, editors, servers, bartenders. We are artists, but we might also be athletes, musicians, travelers, fanatics, aficionados. Whatever other occupation or hobby you might have as a writer, your life lends itself to […]

An Interview with Colorado Review Contributor and Poet Sawako Nakayasu

Dec, 12 2019 | no responses

Of the poems published in the fall 2019 issue of Colorado Review, editorial assistant Jordan Osborne was most struck by Sawako Nakayasu’s “Ten Girls Stepping Into and Out of the Light.” Jordan was immediately curious about the world and mind in which the poem was created, drawn into a conversation with the piece about identity […]

Writing in Small Spaces: An Interview with Antonya Nelson

Nov, 07 2019 | no responses

Antonya Nelson received her MFA from the University of Arizona in 1986 and is the author of eight short story collections and four novels. Her work has appeared in Colorado Review, the New Yorker, Harper’s, and many other magazines, as well as in anthologies such as Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, The Pushcart Prize, […]

Travel Writing Tips and Tricks

May, 15 2019 | no responses

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, […]

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