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Sherwin Bitsui: Resistance, Change, Survival
KROnline 1/17/2018
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Kenyon Review
Jan/Feb 2018

Volume XL | Number 1

Selections from our latest issue available now:
The winning entries from the 2017 Short Fiction Contest by David Greendonner, Kimberly King Parsons, and Lorain Urban;
Every poem from the special feature Generation Zero: New Cuban Poetry in English translation and Spanish original!

Short Fiction Contest

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Works of fiction, poetry, essays, and more, exclusively online.

Oliverio Girondo

Nocturne

By Oliverio Girondo

Translated from Spanish by Rachel Galvin and Harris Feinsod

        Cool glass, when leaning forehead against window. Late-night lights go out, leaving us even lonelier. Spiderwebs woven by wires over rooftops. Hollow trot of passing nags touches us for no reason.

        What does the howl of these cats in heat call to mind, and what can the scraps of paper be plotting as they slither onto empty patios?

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David Greendonner is from Bridgman, Michigan, and is a graduate of Western Michigan University’s MFA program in fiction. From 2015 to 2017 he was the managing editor of the literary…

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January 2018

Announcing the Short Fiction Contest, Accepting Summer Workshop Applications Now, and more!

December 2017

Holiday Reading Recommendations from the Kenyon Review!

November 2017

Featuring Why We Chose It by Nonfiction Editor Geeta Kothari, a podcast with Junot Díaz, an essay by Alison Stine, and more!

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