Kenyon Review offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from June 17 to June 24 and from July 8 to July 15 at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. A non-language-specific workshop for literary translators, as well as a nature writing workshop for poets and nonfiction writers, was held from July 8 to July 15. The program also featured faculty and student readings. The faculty included poets David Baker, Joanna Klink, Carl Phillips, and Natalie Shapero; fiction writers Lee K. Abbott, E. J. Levy, Christopher Tilghman, and Nancy Zafris; creative nonfiction writers Geeta Kothari, Rebecca McClanahan, and Dinty W. Moore; and translators Katherine M. Hedeen and Elizabeth Lowe. Tuition, which included lodging and meals, is $2,295; returning participants received a $250 discount. Writers submitted three to four poems or up to 20 pages of prose (three to four poems or an essay of up to five pages for the nature writing workshop, and up to three pages of translated poetry or 500 words of translated prose, along with the original text, for the translation workshop), and a résumé. There was no application fee. Admissions were made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Finn House, 102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022. (740) 427-5207. Anna Duke Reach, Programs Director.