My New Favorite Heroine

Meg Shevenock
April 15, 2015
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My new favorite heroine thinks in light and darkness, whether it’s the sunset “never touched me,” the television’s constant glow, or semen “like molten gold.” Her name, hardly mentioned, is Bianca, and actual light becomes the element of her despair,…


Cody Walker
April 8, 2015
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In The Rag-Picker’s Guide to Poetry, Rick Barot, one of the book’s contributors, offers this bit of testimony about his development as a writer: For years, what I cared about were images. If the images were exact and memorable in…

Technical Difficulty

Dora Malech
April 3, 2015
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I’m excited to be blogging for The Kenyon Review, especially at the start of the much-anticipated and oft-maligned National Poetry Month. Personally, I love reading blog posts that serve as a kind of curation, bringing potentially disparate voices into conversation with…

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