Editor’s Statement

David Lynn
April 10, 2016
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In the Spring issue of KROnline, we published two poems by John Smelcer, “Smoke Signal” and “Indian Blues.” I appreciate the many readers who have contacted us to point out that these poems contained damaging stereotypes of Native people. I…

AWP: When Writers Attack

Cody Walker
April 7, 2016
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Last week, on a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, I read Chuck Sambuchino’s When Clowns Attack: A Survival Guide. I was preparing for the AWP Conference—an annual 12,000-person pileup that I look forward to, in a way, but that…

Why We Chose It

Natalie Shapero
April 4, 2016
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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…

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