What Kind of Workshop Works?

Micro-communities. That’s what writers’ workshops really are.  They gather together young practitioners and the not-so-young as well.  Skilled artists and aspirants. Writing, talking about the work and the process; eating and drinking, talking about most anything; living together for a…

KR in Seattle

Even more than reading, which may be shared as a bedtime story or a tale around a campfire, writing has always been a solitary endeavor.  One labors at night or early morning, struggling with phrases and images, wrestling recalcitrant characters…

Weekend Reads: 2 in 1

Starting this past Friday, KR’s Weekend Reads expanded to include both a poem of the week and a story (or essay) of the week.  The first edition includes Erin McGraw’s dazzling short story “The Penance Practicum” and “Let Me Remind You…

Meridian Stories and a Charming Video

Here’s a lovely video by high school students, a creative engagement with a poem from The Kenyon Review, “Quake” by J. Allyn Rosser, which appeared in the Spring 2012 issue. The short film features original music by Samantha Saucier and was made…

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