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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 […]

New Worlds Need New Words

Nov, 04 2016 | no responses

By Michelle LaCrosse, Colorado Review Editorial Assistant Have you ever wanted to tell a story about some far-off place that only exists in your imagination? Or struggled to describe something that’s in your head and yet just cannot seem to translate it to the page? Maybe you’re using the wrong word. Maybe the right word […]

The Case for the Audiobook

Sep, 21 2016 | no responses

By Alex Morrison, Colorado Review Associate Editor It is no secret that graduate students spend a majority of their time reading, rarely for fun, and often more than a book a week. We all develop different strategies to cope with an ever-increasing workload, whether by learning to read on the go, the art of skimming, or […]

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