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.
Think Globally, Read Locally

Think Globally, Read Locally

A sustainable, local literary magazine
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March 1, 2015 -- Literary Salon With Gary Alan McBride

March 1, 2015 — Literary Salon With Gary Alan McBride

Join Gary Alan McBride and local authors on Sunday, March 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. Location to be determined. The Literary Salon is fashioned after the great salons of Paris in the Eighteenth Century, and is free and open to the public. Attendees talk about their writing, solicit advice, share their experiences and keep...
"A Glimpse of Neil Himself" by Dan R. Herrick

“A Glimpse of Neil Himself” by Dan R. Herrick

I prefer recorded music to live, printed words to live readings, and movies to stage plays. I don’t need to be splashed with the drummer’s sweat to enjoy the music, or to shiver on a cold, wet stadium seat while barely being able to see the players on the field. I hate standing around and...
February 22, 2015 — Building Your Author Platform With Lori DeBoer

February 22, 2015 — Building Your Author Platform With Lori DeBoer

Lori DeBoer presents on  how to build a great author platform. She will provide the wisdom and advice of a professional who has helped hundreds of authors get published. Her knowledge will help you get your work noticed and your books sold. Lori will cover topics including which tools to use, networking advice, and wisdom...
February 18, 2015 — A Book Club for Writers

February 18, 2015 — A Book Club for Writers

Lori DeBoer’s Writing Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl Street, Boulder. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP HERE. The book for February is Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See This book club is designed...
February 15, 2015 — Writing the Forbidden and the Hidden with Kathryn Winograd

February 15, 2015 — Writing the Forbidden and the Hidden with Kathryn Winograd

Join us on Sunday, February 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. Location to be determined. Kathryn Winograd will be presenting on how to write about the forbidden and the hidden topics in our lives. Her talk will focus on the literary “tool bag” writers can use to help write through the hard stuff. It’s not...
February 13, 2015 — Member Mixer

February 13, 2015 — Member Mixer

Celebrate the warm weather come early with a cup of coffee and great company.  Writing doesn’t have to be lonely. Come join the Boulder Writers’ Workshop to chat, commiserate, network, and eat while we take a break from writing. Meet us on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Vic’s coffee shop,...
"Oppa" by Gary Alan McBride

“Oppa” by Gary Alan McBride

The young woman appears before me, her movements elegant and precise like an exotic bird flitting nervously from branch to branch. She presses a folded piece of paper into the palm of my hand, and with a desperate whisper implores me in familiar Korean, “This is for you, Oppa. Please do the right thing.” And...
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...
February 8, 2015 — Literary Salon with Ava Klinger

February 8, 2015 — Literary Salon with Ava Klinger

Ava Klinger is hosting a Literary Salon on Sunday, February 8, 2015, from 3 to 5 p.m. Location in Boulder to be determined. Join Ava Klinger as she reads from her new book and discuss her writing process. Ava is a young adult author currently working on her debut novel. She graduated from the University of...
"Viscosupplementation" by Tim Dardis

“Viscosupplementation” by Tim Dardis

Crossing Boulder by car is a crap shoot, a throw of the dice, a bet on congestion from construction, red lights, crosswalks, and people who drive beneath the speed limit. But I arrive on time at the sports medicine center for the first set of five intra-articular injections: the biannual anatomical oil change for my...
January 30, 2015 -- Professional Critique Group

January 30, 2015 — Professional Critique Group

If you have are looking to take your writing to the next level, a professional critique group is your best bet. You no longer need to be a student to gain excellent feedback from professional writers. The Boulder Writers’ Workshop is hosting a monthly writing critique group. The next event is on Friday, January 30,...
January 28, 2015 -- Flatirons Literary Review Awards Ceremony and Boulder Writers' Workshop Member Showcase

January 28, 2015 — Flatirons Literary Review Awards Ceremony and Boulder Writers’ Workshop Member Showcase

LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS! Flatirons Literary Review 2014 Reader’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards will be announced at The Boulder Writers’ Workshop Member Showcase and Recognition Reception, held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Boulder. Gail Storey, author of I PROMISE NOT TO SUFFER: A FOOL FOR...