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April Newsletter

This month’s newsletter features Why We Chose It by International Editor, John Kinsella, a podcast with Lauren Redniss, and much more!

Kenyon Review
Mar/Apr 2017

Volume XXXIX | Number 2

Selections from our latest issue available now:
Poetry by Paul Hetherington and Jaya Savige;
A story by Paddy O’Reilly;
And an excerpt from a story by Brenda Walker.

KR Online

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

We’ve Not Long Come In

By Sasha West

Or was I in my marriage bed, stuffed with hay, or
was I in the field between the plants’ burrs and hard globes
of dust in sun, or was I on the ice floor, or was I in a river
as I pushed you from my body. Once I brought you here

The Baby

By David Rutschman

The baby is by itself on a blanket. Expanse of grass, expanse of gray sky. The man flinches, and the flinch becomes a little shiver, a shiver of disgust almost.…

The Deed

By Gordon Lish

Before I die, which, you know, could happen—who can say when?—which could, for that matter, happen, for instance, right in the midst of my sitting here writing this, I would…

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April 2017

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March 2017

This month’s newsletter features Why We Chose It by Associate Editor, Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky, a podcast with Solmaz Sharif, and much more!

February 2017

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

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