Fall 1994 • Vol. XVI No. 4 |

To Our Readers

To Our Readers This is the last issue in which Marilyn Hacker's name will appear at the top of the masthead (opposite page). Beginning with our Winter 1995 issue, my name will appear in that spot. That will be a bit misleading, however. Marilyn Hacker's term as the first full-time editor of the Kenyon Review officially ended June 30, 1994. Nevertheless, our Summer issue (out in July), this issue and our upcoming Winter issue were prepared exclusively under her editorial direction. Indeed, most of the works that will appear in the Kenyon Review through all of 1995 (and much in issues beyond that) have been selected by her. Marilyn Hacker is, as well as being one of the leading poets of our time, a brilliant literary editor. Her tenure at the Review may well be regarded as one of the highlights of the magazine's illustrious history. Not the least of her accomplishments was firmly establishing KR as an environment for the very best in new writing, not only by established writers but al

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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

To Our Readers This is the last issue in which Marilyn Hacker's name will appear at the top of the masthead (opposite page). Beginning with our Winter 1995 issue, my […]

Editor’s Notes

By David H. Lynn

To Our Readers This is the last issue in which Marilyn Hacker's name will appear at the top of the masthead (opposite page). Beginning with our Winter 1995 issue, my […]

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