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On the Boss, and Ghostwriters

Feb, 03 2017 | no responses

by Colorado Review Associate Editor KT Heins I recently finished Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen on a flight back from Mobile, Alabama. My grandfather died on Sunday, January 15th in the evening, in his sleep. My father gave me Born to Run to read on the plane. As my father handed me the heavy, […]

The Year of Nonfiction

Jan, 27 2017 | no responses

By Lauren Matheny, Colorado Review Associate Editor My name is Lauren, and I am a fiction writer. A fiction MFA candidate. And I have a confession: the last three books I’ve read have been nonfiction. I think I have a problem. I feel, however, that this shift might be global rather than personal. Or maybe […]

New Year, New-ish Reads

Jan, 20 2017 | no responses

By Katherine Indermaur, Colorado Review Assistant Managing Editor It’s a new year, so I’ve resolved to take a look at all those books I’ve been meaning to read—or lying to my friends about having read—for years. We all keep our own mental lists of books that we are embarrassed to admit we haven’t yet read. […]

Five Friends, Five Books

Jan, 11 2017 | one response

By Alex Morrison, Colorado Review Associate Editor The holiday season approaches, and maybe you are unsure about what to give your friends. You know that a book always makes a good gift, but if you are like me, you tend to give books that you want to read, have read, or think that the recipient […]

Courage Teachers

Jan, 10 2017 | no responses

By Cole Konopka, Colorado Review Associate Editor I love the contemporary literary moment. I love it in many ways. I love the grassroots rhizome of small presses and journals doing unique work all over the world. I love the schools that offer refuge to write among others who write. The contemporary literary moment is in […]

Poems for Uncertain Times

Jan, 10 2017 | no responses

  Compiled by CL Young, Colorado Review Associate Editor This week, the Colorado Review and CSU poetry communities offer a list of some of the poems we return to when we need strength, reassurance, grounding, and reminders of beauty and empathy. Dan Beachy-Quick, Book Review Editor (poetry) & Associate Professor of Creative Writing: Gerard Manley […]

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