August 1, 2020

KR Podcast with Nadia Reiman

Fiction Editor Kirsten Reach talks with Nadia Reiman ’05 about producing “The Out Crowd,” the episode of This American Life that was awarded the very first Pulitzer Prize in audio […]

July 9, 2020

KR Podcast with Ruth Awad

Kenyon Review’s Andrew Grace interviews poet Ruth Awad about interviewing her father about his immigration experience, poetry as a historical document, and finding language for our interior worlds. Ruth Awad […]

June 1, 2020

KR Podcast with Dawn Davies

KR poetry fellow Molly McCully Brown interviews Dawn Davies, the GLCA’s 2019 New Writers Award winner about her draw to the unreliable narrator, our nimble relationship with time and her […]

May 1, 2020

KR Podcast with T. C. Boyle

KR’s Editor David Lynn sits down with T. C. Boyle, recipient of the 2019 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement, and talks about inhabiting questions through fictional characters, testing the […]

April 1, 2020

KR Podcast with Analicia Sotelo

KR fellow Molly McCully Brown converses with poet Analicia Sotelo about poetry’s ability to address the rhetoric of power, produce empathy, and create a space for mystery without dogma. Analicia […]

March 2, 2020

KR Podcast with David Baker

KR’s own Andrew Grace interviews KR poetry editor David Baker about eco poetry in light of today’s cultural, political and environmental moment. David Baker is the author of twelve books […]

February 3, 2020

KR Podcast with Dinty W. Moore

Author and KR workshop instructor Dinty W. Moore sits down with KR‘s Elizabeth Dark to discuss creative nonfiction, the tackling of truth-telling, the evolution and significance of his work with […]

December 20, 2019

KR Podcast with Carl Phillips

Poet Monica Sok, a Peter Taylor Fellow during the 2019 Writers Workshops, interviews poet and workshop instructor Carl Phillips about vulnerability, vision, and his process of letting go of a […]

December 9, 2019

KR Podcast with Stewart O’Nan

KR’s own Katharine Weber reflects with novelist Stewart O’Nan about his earlier work, co-writing a novel with Stephen King, and how other writers’ books inform the writing of one’s own. […]

November 25, 2019

KR Podcast with Lauren Winner

KR’s Elizabeth Dark talks with author Lauren Winner about spiritual writing, Image Journal, and Lauren’s fascination with objects, practices, and disciplines. Click here to listen on iTunes

October 31, 2019

LGBTQ+ Lit 2019

In recognition of National LGBTQ+ History Month, Timothy Bussey, assistant director of Kenyon’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion interviews lecturer Bilal Tajildeen about Stoker’s Dracula, Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room, and […]