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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"The Sweater Story" by Ava Klinger

“The Sweater Story” by Ava Klinger

Every native Coloradan knows that even if it’s a nice day, you are going to want to bring a lightjacket or sweater with you if you plan to be out past sunset. I know this. Colorado has been my home since birth. My story begins on an Indian Summer day in mid-October. The blue sky, bright...
"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...
"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...
October 19, 2014 – Literary Salon Hosted by Judy Rose

October 19, 2014 – Literary Salon Hosted by Judy Rose

Judy Rose, Centennial, Colorado, will be hosting a Literary Salon on Sunday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder. The Literary Salon is a free event, open to the public. Its goal is to bring together passionate people to discuss their own experience with literature, as well as...
August 20 -- A Book Club for Colorado Writers

August 20 — A Book Club for Colorado Writers

Lori DeBoer’s book club for writers will meet on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m. at the Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder. The book for August is Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Come join fellow local writers discuss literature. This is no ordinary book club, because the focus is about both the book and the writing....
"A Woman on Longs Peak" by Sarah Brooks

“A Woman on Longs Peak” by Sarah Brooks

In the darkness, the small circle of light from my headlamp reveals only my hiking boots and a circle of rocky trail, which makes it easier to keep climbing. Up and up and up. Sometimes, we stop for water and a bite of an energy bar, and we turn off our headlamps to look up...