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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
As the writer holding power, women might offer alternative representations of women within the actual content or use their power to communicate their powerlessness.
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.
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: […]
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.
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 […]
In Colorado Review’s May 2017 podcast, writer Emily Sinclair joins co-podcast editor Lauren Matheny and editor-in-chief Stephanie G’Schwind in the studio to read her nonfiction essay “Searching for the Duck Hole” from the magazine’s Spring 2017 issue. Listen to the podcast here! (Episode 24)
In order to keep this daily poetry need stress-free, I’ve been actively seeking out daily poetry emails and services. I thought that you too, in your daily stresses, joys, and attention to spring weather, might also want to enjoy this stress-free daily poetry, and so I’ve compiled a list of places to sign up for and read poems.