March 4, 2019KR BlogNewsletter

Join KR at AWP 2019!

Visit us March 28-30, at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. KR will be at booth #8072. Please stop by to say hello, pick one of our giveaway bookmarks, take advantage of our discount subscription offer or join us for one of our scheduled events:

KR’s featured conference events:

Kenyon Review 80th Anniversary Reading. Thursday, March 28, 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., in B117-119, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1. The Kenyon Review celebrates 80 years of publishing new and established voices in contemporary literature. Featuring a diverse selection of KR contributors as well as the latest KR Fellows, this reading will offer a range of styles and viewpoints. Since its founding in 1939, the Kenyon Review has constantly evolved. Now a bimonthly print magazine and thriving online journal, KR plans to celebrate this anniversary by looking ahead. What comes next? On the panel: Dana Levin, Tess Taylor, Keith S. Wilson, and Misha Rai.

80th Anniversary Birthday Party. Friday, March 29, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., at booth #8072. Join editors, contributors and friends in celebrating 80 years of the Kenyon Review. Make sure to stop by for John Crowe Ransom cupcakes!

Booksigning with David Baker, Poetry Editor. Friday, March 29, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at booth #8072. David Baker will sign copies of his new book, Swift.

Booksigning with David Lynn, Editor. Friday, March 29, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., at booth #8072. David Lynn will sign copies of his new book, Children of God: New and Selected Stories.

Creating Space for Translation: Writers Workshops, MFAs, and the Academy. Thursday, March 29, 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., in A103-104, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1. This panel gathers together specialists in establishing literary translation writers workshops, MFA programs, and academic tracks. We will address both theoretical and practical issues, including distinguishing translation as a literary art and ensuring its visibility, how to foster translators/authors/co-creators, and what emerging translators need to learn to build a portfolio of literary translations to launch their careers. On the panel: Katherine M. Hedeen, Aron Aji, Suzanne Jill Levine, Pedro Serrano, and Elizabeth Lowe.