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

Dec, 09 2020 | no responses

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 […]

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

Dec, 14 2018 | no responses

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 […]

January 2018 Podcast: Katie M. Flynn’s “Island Rule,” 2017 Winner of the Nelligan Prize

Jan, 24 2018 | no responses

In January’s episode, podcast editor Lauren Matheny reads Katie M. Flynn’s “Island Rule,” winner of the 2017 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction, from the Fall/Winter 2017 issue. Listen to the podcast here: Episode 32. Become a subscriber to the Colorado Review podcast! Just search “Colorado Review” in the iTunes store or follow this link.

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

Oct, 31 2017 | no responses

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: […]

Interview with Amira Pierce

Nov, 06 2014 | no responses

 by Anitra Ingham, Colorado Review Associate Editor “Anything Good Is a Secret,” selected by Kent Nelson as the winner of the 2014 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction, appears in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue of Colorado Review. The author, Amira Pierce, generously agreed to share her thoughts on the story with Associate Editor Anitra Ingham.   […]

March Podcast: Edward Hamlin’s “Night in Erg Chebbi” (Live)

Mar, 24 2014 | no responses

Remember that time you got tickets to see your favorite band live at that arena? Remember how you wore the t-shirt of the band you were going to see? Remember how all of your friends laughed at you and called you a square/poser/lame-stream? Remember how they were all wearing Misfits t-shirts? In fact, remember how […]

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