Kenyon Review

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
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Among the writers who have appeared in our pages are T. S. Eliot, Delmore Schwartz, Robert Lowell, Flannery O’Connor, Peter Taylor, Thomas Pynchon, Sylvia Plath, Doris Lessing, Clarice Lispector, Elizabeth Bishop, Nadine Gordimer, Jack Gilbert, Jean Stafford, Edward Said, E. L. Doctorow, Ursula Le Guin, William H. Gass, Joseph Brodsky, Robert Hass, Samuel Beckett, Italo Calvino, Barry Hannah, Derek Walcott, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Oliver, Lewis Hyde, Louise Erdrich, Ha Jin, John Ashbery, Carl Phillips, George Saunders, W. S. Merwin, and Rita Dove.
Online, Digital, Print, Audio
Reading Period: 
Sep 1 to Sep 30
Response Time: 
Greater than 6 months
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Editorial Focus

The Kenyon Review has been in the heart of literature since 1939 when poet and critic John Crowe Ransom started the journal on the campus of Kenyon College. The Kenyon Review continues to cultivate talent, not only with the magazine, but through its workshops, awards, and fellowships. It remains devoted to nurturing, publishing, and celebrating the best writing from around the world. Under the leadership of editor Nicole Terez Dutton, it continues to expand its community, opening its doors to readers and writers everywhere.

Contact Information

102 W. Wiggin St.
Kenyon College
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Last updated: Sep 04, 2023