Why We Chose It

Geeta Kothari
October 3, 2016
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“The Great Unknown,” by Ravi Mangla, appears in the Fall 2016 Poetics of Science issue of KROnline A third of the way through his elegant and compact essay “The Great Unknown,” Ravi Mangla’s observes, “The mail, once good for a…

Contemporary Ekphrasis

Jeff Alessandrelli
October 3, 2016
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Last week at the Montana Book Festival the poet Michael Earl Craig and I conducted a workshop entitled “Contemporary Ekphrasis,” and for funsies I thought I’d post my “lecture” notes here on The Kenyon Review blog. The workshop was largely…

Welcome to The Poetics of Science!

Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky
September 30, 2016
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Can science writing be a literary art? Here at KR, we obviously think so, and we have created a special issue—The Poetics of Science—to demonstrate the many ways in which science shapes and is shaped by the literary imagination. In…

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