About Natalie Shapero

Natalie Shapero is an Associate Editor of The Kenyon Review and the author of No Object, a book of poems.

Why We Chose It

Kevin Young’s poem “Homage to Phillis Wheatley” appears in the Mar/Apr 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review. One aphorism that has always struck me as particularly unfortunate is history is written by the victors. I take the point, but the…

Why We Chose It

Derek Mong, “Ten New Ways to Read Johnson’s Radi os” The literary essay is having, as they say, a moment. Here at KR, the number of nonfiction submissions we receive each year has been steadily on the rise, and I suspect…

An Interview with Jennifer Acker

The issue of how the internet has altered literary publishing is, when you get right down to it, a trick question: we don’t know yet. New modes of existence for literature online continue to emerge and evolve, and we’re always…

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