Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing

x3short fiction

An Interview with Holly Goddard Jones, Author of “Antipodes” (Spring 2021)

Apr, 23 2021 | no responses

By Colorado Review editorial assistant Heather Gutekunst  Fiction writer Holly Goddard Jones is a professor of English at UNCG and teaches fiction writing and creative nonfiction workshops. Her work has appeared in the Southern Review and Appalachian Heritage, and she is the author of the short story collection Girl Trouble (2009) and the novels The […]

An Interview with Michelle Ross, author of “A Mouth Is a House for Teeth” (Fall/Winter 2018)

Dec, 04 2020 | no responses

Michelle Ross is the author of the story collections There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award, and Shapeshifting, winner of the 2020 Stillhouse Press Short Fiction Award (and forthcoming in 2021). Her fiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Electric Literature, Okay Donkey, The […]

Peril and Protection in Haley Crigger’s “Not in Any Trouble”

Oct, 23 2020 | no responses

By Colorado Review associate editor Hannah Barnhart As an associate editor at Colorado Review, I am always delighted to come across a story about adolescence, girlhood, sexual violence, and female friendship that is as astute and provocative as Haley Crigger’s “Not in Any Trouble,” from the upcoming Fall 2020 issue. Set in rural Kentucky, Crigger’s […]

An Interview with Colorado Review’s Prose Book Review Editor, Susan Donnelly Cheever

Jun, 17 2020 | one response

Susan Donnelly Cheever is a writing teacher and tutor. She currently teaches at Beacon Academy, a small independent school working to close the educational achievement gap in Boston, and she runs her own online tutoring business, Writing Lighthouse. In addition to teaching, she has also worked as a writing workshop facilitator for Writers without Margins, a nonprofit […]

Complicating the Grief Narrative in Colorado Review Contributor Alyssa Northrop’s “Anatomy”

Mar, 03 2020 | no responses

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, […]

Next Page »