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About Colorado Review: Colorado Review publishes contemporary short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (memoir, personal essays) by both new and established writers.
9105 Campus Delivery
Department of English
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-9105
Phone: (970) 491-5449
Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: 8/1-4/30, year-round (nonfiction only) Response time: varies Payment: yes (see website) Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 1046-3348 Founded: 1956 Average pages: 200 Distributors: Kent News Agency Issues per year: 3 Sample price (postpaid): $10 Copy Price: $9.50 Subscription (Ind): $24 Subscription (Inst): $34
Publisher’s Description: Founded in 1956, Colorado Review features short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (memoir, personal essays) by both emerging and established writers, including numerous Pulitzer Prize, Best American, Pushcart, O. Henry, and Rona Jaffe Award winners. Recent issues include work by Robin Black, Charles Baxter, Floyd Skloot, Leslie Johnson, Bill Capossere, Robert Root, Margaret MacInnis, Lyn Hejinian, Martha Ronk, Rusty Morrison, and Lon Otto. Past special issues have focused on travel, experimental fiction, and writing of the New West. The fall issue features the winner of the annual Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction.
Published three times a year by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University, Colorado Review is edited by Stephanie G’Schwind (editor in chief & nonfiction poetry editor); Steven Schwartz (fiction editor); and Donald Revell, Sasha Steensen, & Matthew Cooperman (poetry editors). Book reviews are edited by Dan Beachy-Quick (poetry) and Jennifer Wisner Kelly (fiction & nonfiction).
The Fall/Winter 2013 issue features Edward Hamlin’s “Night in Erg Chebbi, Winner of the 2013 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction” (fiction), Jen Hirt’s “Hour Thirteen” (nonfiction), Karen Leona Anderson’s “Starlings” (poetry), Christopher Kondrich’s “Backward-Spreading Brightness” (poetry), Michael Heller’s “There” (poetry), Emily Wilson’s “Lichen Association” (poetry), and more.
Summer 2013: Stories by Lauren Watel, Chaitali Sen, Robert Yune, and Erika Seay. Essays by Kelley Clink, Jessamyn Hope, and Karen Maner (AWP Intro to Journals Project Nonfiction winner). Poems by Brent Armendinger, Heather Christle, Sarah Vap, Erin Rodoni (AWP Intro to Journals Project Poetry winner), Michael Martin Shea, and many others.
Spring 2013, featuring: Laura Schadler, “Reward for Bravery” (Fiction); Silas Hansen, “Blank Slate” (Nonfiction); Laurie Blauner, “Still Life with Nervous Animals” (Poetry); Gary Clark, “Somewhere in Maine an Old Dream Staggers On” (Poetry); Analucia daSilva, “Children Dug Out of a Parsley Bed” (Poetry), and more.
last updated 1/13/2014