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In Memoriam

The Kenyon Review is pleased to present In Memoriam, a space for remembering notable contributors to the pages of KR. We regret the loss of their voices from the world of arts and letters.

KR remembers Miller Williams, 1930-2015

The Kenyon Review Jan/Feb 2015

Volume XXXVII | Number 1

Selections from our latest issue available now:
Dazzling winners of the 2014 Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize;
Poems by Chana Bloch, Kwame Dawes, and John Koethe;
Fiction by Noy Holland
An excerpt from an Essay by Lee Upton

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


Six Poems

By Amish Trivedi


One more nightmare and I’m out. I seem to remember you dancing
while holding your arm bent back and tensing. Another dream of child
rearing and another about falling down


A Clear Cut

By Amy Benson

We are trying to piece together the order of perception. We can agree that the windows were frosted and we saw nothing before we entered the gallery. We walked in and we exhaled, and kept exhaling, even the air that…

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Lee Upton

Lee Upton is the author of thirteen books including, most recently, The Tao of Humiliation: Stories (Spring 2014) and Swallowing the Sea: On Writing & Ambition, Boredom, Purity & Secrecy. She is the writer-in-residence and a professor of English at…

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