Why We Chose It

“Walt Whitman and the Bohemians” by David S. Reynolds appears in the July/Aug 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review. Let me begin simply by saying that David S. Reynolds is…

Editor’s Statement

In the Spring issue of KROnline, we published two poems by John Smelcer, “Smoke Signal” and “Indian Blues.” I appreciate the many readers who have contacted us to point out…

Why We Chose Them

This monthly column usually offers editors’ thoughts on why we originally fell in love with—and ultimately published in the Kenyon Review or KROnline—a particular story or poem or essay. It’s…

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