Read More - Into the Archives: A National Poetry Month Digital Reading
Into the Archives A National Poetry Month Digital Reading Listen in as we move through decades of poetry at Colorado Review in celebration of National Poetry Month! This June, social media manager and associate editor Alec Witthohn, delved into Colorado Review‘s archives to bring you eight exceptional poets from across the magazine’s history. Interns […]
Read More - July 2022 Podcast: In Conversation with Ariel Katz
In our final episode of Colorado Review‘s podcast, host Lilia Shrayfer gets in touch with Ariel Katz, whose story “Disaster Management” was published in the Spring 2022 issue of Colorado Review. They discuss everything from craft to themes such as nostalgia and jealousy, and Katz reads a selection from the story.
Read More - 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, […]
Read More - Some Thoughts on “The Literary”
By Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Mike Moening I should begin this blog post with a simple disclaimer: I don’t come from a particularly literary background. Sure, I have a bachelor’s in English, but I wasn’t reading Faulkner or Nabokov as a child like some of my peers were. This is the only thing I’ll say that touches […]
Read More - Trash on the Rise: Diving into the Dumpster of Contemporary Literature
by Colorado Review Associate Editor Christa Shively I remember a class I took as an undergraduate that focused on the works of postmodernist writer Don DeLillo. I recall the strong themes of trash and decay that ran through his novel Underworld. I was struck by how profound garbage seemed to be within the context of […]
Read More - Horror Poetry, Women, and a Pittsburgh Mini-Haunting
As the writer holding power, women might offer alternative representations of women within the actual content or use their power to communicate their powerlessness.
Read More - January 2018 Podcast: Katie M. Flynn’s “Island Rule,” 2017 Winner of the Nelligan Prize
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.
Read More - 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: […]
Read More - Colorado Review Podcast: August 2017 Episode
In Colorado Review’s August 2017 podcast, poetry editor Camille T. Dungy and associate editor Sam Killmeyer join podcast editor Meghan Pipe in the studio. Together, they’ll dive into poetry from Kaveh Akbar, Julie Henson, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Donald Platt from the Summer 2017 issue. Listen to the podcast here: Episode 27.
Read More - Colorado Review Podcast: June 2017 Episode
In Colorado Review’s June 2017 podcast, editorial assistant Aliceanna Stopher joins podcast editor Meghan Pipe in the studio to read Samantha Storey’s short story “Voices Underwater” from the magazine’s Summer 2017 issue. Then, Storey joins in to chat about her work. Listen to the podcast here! (Episode 25) Part I: Samantha Storey’s “Voices Underwater,” read […]