Spring 2003 • Vol. XXV No. 2 Editor's NotesApril 1, 2003 |

Editor’s Notes

❦ Teachers have always been among our best and most faithful readers. Not only do they care passionately about what is new and exciting in the literary world, many of them carry this passion—and this magazine—into their classrooms. The challenge for them, of course, is that preparing fresh discussions of new stories or essays or poems that arrive with every issue is a burden. Whatever their personal delight in making new discoveries, teachers understandably want something more permanent on which to plan their courses from year to year. With that in mind, a few years ago (I visit classrooms as often as possible and work with teachers to make KR useful to them) I began to develop the notion of a Kenyon Review Reader, a selection of material that would give pleasure to general readers and provide a text to complement regular issues of KR in classrooms across the country. Originally the idea was that this compendium would also mark the sixtieth anniversary of The Kenyon

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David H. Lynn is the editor emeritus of The Kenyon Review, a professor of English, and special assistant to the president of the college. He was the editor of the Review from 1994 to 2020. As an author, he received a 2016 O. Henry Award for "Divergence." His latest collection, Children of God: New & Selected Stories, was published in 2019 by Braddock Avenue Books.

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❦ Teachers have always been among our best and most faithful readers. Not only do they care passionately about what is new and exciting in the literary world, many of […]

Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

❦ Teachers have always been among our best and most faithful readers. Not only do they care passionately about what is new and exciting in the literary world, many of […]

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