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The Kenyon Review Summer 2014

Volume XXXVI | Number 3

Selections from our latest issue available now:

Poems by Allison Hutchcraft and John Kinsella
An excerpt from a story by Adam Peterson,
and an excerpt from David Baker‘s essay “Thresholds” from “A Symposium on Emily Dickinson”

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By Ted McLoof

So we’re on our way to the restaurant when the kid turns to me and she goes, Dad, who is this lady? Just like that she says it, Who is this lady, eight years old and already she sounds like…


Fauna and Blood

By Yasmine Beverly Rana

In 2013 the playwright Yasmine Rana was invited to submit a short play for a ten-minute festival in New York. She responded with a piece that was,

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Kellie Wells

Kellie Wells is the author of a collection of short fiction, Compression Scars, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award, and two novels, Skin and Fat Girl, Terrestrial. She teaches in the MFA programs at the University of Alabama and Pacific…

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July 2014

Why We Chose It, a day in the life of the Young Writers workshop, and more!

June 2014

Check out summer reading recommendations from our editors and staff. Wishing you happy reading this summer!

May 2014

Announcing the 2014 Short Fiction Contest winner, Why We Chose It, a new KR Credo and more!

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