The Flatirons Literary Review is a Boulder, Colorado, purveyor of perfectly ripened, fresh-picked prose and poetry. We select the finest local writing across the genres to ensure a varied literary diet, rich with regional flavors.
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Book Review of "Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget" by Debra Jason

Book Review of “Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget” by Debra Jason

Review by Kelly M. Welsh   Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget is an easily-accessible, personable, and inclusive guide to marketing in the modern world. If you are just getting started with a business, or you are a seasoned professional looking for a little new inspiration, this book is the perfect fit. Debra Jason shares...
Book Review of "Fig" by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Book Review of “Fig” by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz Margaret K. McElderry Books Hardcover: 352 pages ISBN: 1481423584 Review by Sarah Hahn Brooks, author of The Beginning of Us What happens to a girl whose mother becomes consumed by schizophrenia? How will her world fragment? How will she know what is real, and what is delusion? How will she become...
Congratulations 2014 Flatiron Award Winners

Congratulations 2014 Flatiron Award Winners

Flatirons Literary Review announced the winners of the 2014 Readers’ Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Boulder, Colorado. Ellen Nordberg, winner of the Readers’ Choice Award in the personal essay category, read from her touching essay “The Ambivalent Mother.” Her refreshing and honest prose about...
"Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation" by Kathryn Winograd

“Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation” by Kathryn Winograd

Review by Annie Dawid Phantom Canyon, a rough and rustic valley in the Front Range, inspires Colorado essayist and poet Kathryn Winograd to write a series of visceral essays that both wound and heal. Rich with mining history and the detritus of a formerly prosperous life, the area surrounding Phantom Canyon, including the once-gilded Victor,...
Interview with Lynda Hilburn

Interview with Lynda Hilburn

Lynda Hilburn is an author living in Boulder, Colorado. Her Vampire Psychologist series is a dark, contemporary fantasy series featuring a witty female psychologist who encounters a vampire in her office. Soon, the psychologist finds her life changing drastically as she is pulled deeper and deeper into the dark world of the vampire subculture. Hilburn puts...
"The Dog Stars" by Peter Heller

“The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller

Hig is living every Coloradan’s dream. He sleeps outside at night at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, creating constellations in the stars with the company of his loving dog, Jasper. Only Hig isn’t camping. He is one of the few survivors of a flu epidemic that wiped out most of the population. Now the...
"Mariano's Crossing" by David Jessup

“Mariano’s Crossing” by David Jessup

  Review by Teresa Louis “History gives us the facts.  Fiction imagines the why.” –David Jessup Takansy tightens her grip on the soft doeskin shroud holding her daughter’s body.  The lightning is closer now, and she readies herself for a silent count of five.  She prays her sleeping husband will not hear the sound she...