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

“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…

on or around GRACE PERIOD

[Aaron Kunin, Grace Period: Notebooks 1998-2007 (Letter Machine Editions, 2013)] A concern that I have been, of late, overusing the word aphoristic has left me reluctant to cleanly describe this book. But…

Fat City, Part 2

If you’re a  reader of this blog, you may have come across Pablo Tanguay’s recent post, Fat City, Part 1, offering a few reflections on Leonard Gardner’s 1969 novel. When…

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