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New Poetry, Prose, and Reviews on KROnline

KROnline offers four new pieces:

Poetry by Sally Wen Mao
Fiction by A. Naji Bakhti
An Essay by Kilby Smith-McGregor
Laura Farmer reviews Rachel Cantor‘s A Highly Unlikely Scenario: Or, a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World


The Kenyon Review Fall 2014

Volume XXXVI | Number 4

Selections from our latest issue available now:

The winners of the 2014 Short Fiction Contest: Amy Victoria Blakemore, Michael Capel, and Frank Fucile
Poems by Kimberly Grey, Jeffrey Harrison, Campbell McGrath, and Harold Schweizer
Excerpts from essays by Melissa Febos and Aja Gabel

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Works of fiction, poetry, essays, and more, exclusively online.



By A. Naji Bakhti

I heard this theory once that if you toss a newborn into a swimming pool he’ll come out the other side kicking. I find that highly improbable. My father, or so I believe, has always been a strong advocate of…

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Kimberly Grey

Kimberly Grey is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow and a current lecturer in creative writing at Stanford University. Her work has appeared in Tin House, A Public Space, jubilat, Southern Review, TriQuarterly, The Best New Poets Anthology and other journals.…

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October 2014

Featuring G.C. Waldrep on Why We Chose It, updates on Knox Reads! and the Literary Festival, and more!

September 2014

Ann Patchett receives KR Literary Award, Natalie Shapero on Why We Chose It, and much more!

August 2014

Why We Chose It by nonfiction editor Geeta Kothari, a new KR Credo by Alan Heathcock, and more!

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