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

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…

Why We Chose It

“All of Me” by Melissa Febos (Click here to read an excerpt of the essay.) “Tattoos,” writes Melissa Febos in her sharp, soulful essay on art, self-destruction, and salvation, “express multiple desires: to be seen, to attract, to repel. But…

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