Read More - Peril and Protection in Haley Crigger’s “Not in Any Trouble”
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 […]
Read More - June 2018 Podcast: Benjamin Soileau’s “Boosh Bourgeois”
In our June episode, podcast editor Meghan Pipe is joined by incoming podcast editor Evan Senie, who will read an excerpt from Benjamin Soileau’s “Boosh Bourgeois.” The story appears in the upcoming Summer 2018 issue of Colorado Review. Then, they’ll be joined by Soileau via phone to chat about the story and Soileau’s work. Listen […]
Read More - March 2018 Podcast: Spring 2018 Fiction Chat with Steven Schwartz
In our March episode, fiction editor Steven Schwartz joins podcast editor Meghan Pipe to chat about the four stories in Colorado Review’s Spring 2018 issue—Caitlin Fitzpatrick’s “The Laws of Motion,” Timothy Hedges’s “Category Five,” Hester Kaplan’s “Daylight Saving,” and Jaeden Langlois’s “An Offering to the Mother Goddess Danu.” Listen to the podcast here: Episode 34. […]
Read More - Novels, Short Stories, and Me
I will always marvel at all you short story writers out there, who make me feel intense emotions in such a small amount of space and time. There’s a special magic in them that has taught me lessons about novel writing before I’ve even had a chance to realize I was learning them.
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 - Women in Art
Seeking out female writers isn’t something I’ve done consciously per se, rather the work I find so fascinating, the work I think is most exciting and brave and honest right now, happens to be by women and this feels important and true to me.
Read More - Area Poet Admits to Reading Fiction
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Zach Yanowitz I’m a poet. I’m in graduate school for poetry. As a result, that’s largely what I write and read. Sure, I’ve been obsessively keeping up with the news for the last few months and I read my fair share of comic books, but part of me sort of […]
Read More - Five Friends, Five Books
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 […]