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Kenyon Review July/Aug 2015

Volume XXXVII | Number 4

Selections from our latest issue available now:
Poems by William Stobb and Elizabeth Spires;
An excerpt from a story by Lily Tuck;
An excerpt from an essay by Derek Mong.

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Beg Borrow Steal

By Maurice Carlos Ruffin

The first thing Pop do when he get home from Angola Prison is shove you and your little sister out the front door. He don’t even say hi. He just tell Mama to please give him a dollar for you…

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Derek Mong

Derek Mong is the author of Other Romes (Saturnalia Books, 2011) and the poetry editor at Mantis. The recipient of fellowships and awards from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Louisville, and Missouri Review, he is currently finishing his…

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