Mar/Apr 2016 • Vol. XXXVIII No. 2 Editor's NotesMarch 1, 2016 |

Editor’s Notes

Don't be fooled by the playful beauty of our covers or the carefully crafted layout and typeface on pages within. The changes that have come to the Kenyon Review over the past year are more than skin deep. Yes, the redesign has been substantial, and responses to our new look have been overwhelmingly positive (the covers have won an Award of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association), as have those to our slimmer bimonthly version of the journal replacing the former quarterly behemoth. The redesign is only one outcome, however, of a profound series of conversations over the past several years reconsidering the mission, the ambition, the breadth of all the Kenyon Review does and aspires to do. The KR staff, trustees, consultants, and others have been engaged. Another important step came in our last issue, Jan/Feb 2016, when we unveiled an attractive new app at kenyonreview.org along with a digital version of the print Kenyon Review, after four years of b

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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

Don't be fooled by the playful beauty of our covers or the carefully crafted layout and typeface on pages within. The changes that have come to the Kenyon Review over […]

Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

Don't be fooled by the playful beauty of our covers or the carefully crafted layout and typeface on pages within. The changes that have come to the Kenyon Review over […]

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