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Kenyon Review
Jan/Feb 2017

Volume XXXIX | Number 1

Selections from our latest issue available now:
Winners of the 2016 Short Fiction Contest;
Poetry by Erin Adair-Hodges, Joshua Bennett, and Shara Lessley;
A book review by poetry editor David Baker;
And excerpts from a story by Mary Terrier and an essay by David Winner.

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Final Tea with Hoon

By Samuel Amadon

Talking to myself, that’s how it felt,
That’s how I would say it felt
If I kept control of what I said, if I
Wasn’t always amassing, out of

Control as a crowd gathering in a way
Particular to the grunge era,
Rapid and unresisting as we two
Spoke at a table, over tea, they took

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David Winner’s most recent novel, Tyler’s Last, a darkly comic homage to Patricia Highsmith, came out in October of 2015. His first novel, The Cannibal of Guadalajara, won the 2015…

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February 2017

Why We Chose It by Associate Editor Kirsten Reach, the Winner of the Grodd Poetry Prize, and more!

January 2017

Why We Chose It by consulting editor Maggie Smith, the KR Short Fiction Contest opens for submissions, and more!

December 2016

Holiday Reading Recommendations from the Kenyon Review!

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