Visit us March 8-10, at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference at the Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside. On Saturday, March 10th, the book fair, with over 800 exhibitors, will be open to the public. KR will be at booth #533. Please stop by to say hello, pick one of our giveaway art prints, take advantage of our discount subscription offer or join us for one of our scheduled events:
KR’s featured conference events:
Kenyon Review Translates! Thursday, March 8, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., in room 24, Convention Center, first floor. A panel including KR’s translation editors along with translators of both poetry and prose will discuss translation as a creative process and form of authorship, while also offering advice on submitting translated work. The panel will conclude with a brief reading. The presenters: Elizabeth Lowe, Catherine Dent, Rachel Galvin, Katherine Hedeen, and Lynn Palermo.
Beyond the Margins: Expanding a Book Review Section. Saturday, March 10, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., meeting room 4, Marriott Waterside, second floor. Editors discuss the challenges of expanding a book review and filling it with vibrant reviews. What is the role of the book review? How do reviewers artfully combine their focus on a single book with a broader dialogue? How can we better support books by people of color and people who are queer, trans, living with disabilities, or living at the intersection of identities? On the panel: Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Richie Hofmann, Adam Clay, and Rochelle Hurt.
KR After Hours:
We’re throwing a party with Tin House and One Story! Join us Thursday, March 8th, 5-8 p.m. at the Franklin Manor, 912 North Franklin Street. Guest DJs: Kaveh Akbar, Hanif Abdurraquib, Jaquira Díaz, Margaree Little, Manuel Gonzales, and Claire Vaye Watkins.
The 2018 free AWP giveaway (while supplies last):
In honor of our 2018 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement honoree Rita Dove, we’ve created an art print of the upcoming Nov/Dec 2018 cover featuring “Canary (for Rita Dove)” by Glenn Ligon.