In Defense of Odd
Apr, 21 2017 | no responses
Not that being odd is currently under literary attack or anything, but I’ve been thinking about how certain pieces of writing are perfectly misshapen—a trapezoidal-peg-round-hole sort of thing—just enough to defy clear categorization.
Apr, 14 2017 | one response
I admitted, then, like a secret or a dare, “I’ve found myself writing preach, mama in the margins of the books I’m reading,” which has been the biggest puzzle to emerge out of many otherwise subtle changes.
Spoken Word: Not Just for Poetry
Apr, 07 2017 | no responses
I went for this drive and listened to the entire seven episodes of S-Town, which comes from the producers of Serial and This American Life. I cried multiple times per episode, in the car, by myself.
Area Poet Admits to Reading Fiction
Mar, 24 2017 | no responses
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 […]
Aesthetics and Worth in Writing
Mar, 10 2017 | no responses
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Cory Cotten-Potter Anyone who’s ever been a member of a workshop, writing group, or any impromptu conversation among readers and writers knows that we all have a different aesthetic. And that, as a whole, they’re reasonably hard to describe. Ideally an aesthetic would indicate some sort of definable set, a […]
Navigating Twitter as a Writer
Feb, 24 2017 | no responses
By Colorado Review Associate Editor Beth Stoneburner On any given afternoon, when not in class or working on school-related things, you will typically find me at home with a cat or two and several social media tabs open on my laptop: Facebook, WordPress, and Twitter. It’s the last one, however, that’s been most beneficial to […]