Why We Chose It

David Lynn
November 4, 2014
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“The Siege at Whale Cay” by Megan Mayhew Bergman I am often asked whether we ever work with an author to revise a submission that isn’t quite ready, in its original form, to appear in The Kenyon Review or KROnline.…

Plus Ça Change!

David Lynn
November 4, 2014
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A letter to our subscribers: Dear Reader, Something new is on the way. With a fresh look and feel—and more frequent arrival—the soon-to-be-seen redesign of the magazine is the most daring change in our 75-year history.

Mouth, Part 2

Pablo Tanguay
October 31, 2014
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Of my pleasures, the sweetest might be waking with my children. When I was maybe 21, I read The Clown, by Heinrich Boll. For a long time, I kept a copy of it. When my then-wife broke things off and…

Human Existence

T Clutch Fleischmann
October 31, 2014
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Toward the beginning of the recent sci-fi film Lucy, Morgan Freeman gives an impassioned faux-scientific speech to assembled neurology experts. He posits what might happen if humans could use the entirety of our brainpower, and as enraptured scientists raise their…

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