Winter 2013 • Vol. XXXV No. 1 Editor's Notes |

Editor’s Notes

In looking through the current Table of Contents and reading once again what is, if I may say, quite a remarkable collection of stories, poems, and essays, I'm struck by how long it has been since I actually made these selections. My fresh delight in discovering old friends—Eamon Grennan or Grace Schulman, for example—and exciting new voices—Asali Solomon and Zsófia Bán, not to mention the winner and runners-up of the KR Short Fiction Contest—almost matches that initial instance of twelve months ago or so. Given the care of our production process, the back-and-forth of copyediting and queries, a year is about right. After all, one of the defining traits of The Kenyon Review has always been its polish: magical covers, the painstaking copyediting mentioned above, the care with which individual pieces are mixed and matched. (Typically, we are shuffling the contents of two or three or even four issues at a time, inserting a story here, switching a poem that-aways, always s

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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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Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

In looking through the current Table of Contents and reading once again what is, if I may say, quite a remarkable collection of stories, poems, and essays, I'm struck by […]

Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

In looking through the current Table of Contents and reading once again what is, if I may say, quite a remarkable collection of stories, poems, and essays, I'm struck by […]

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