November 23, 2016

The (un)rest is history

By Dora Malech

In the weeks leading up to the election and following the election, I fell silent here on The Kenyon Review blog, and in my life as well, to some extent. In the […]

March 9, 2016

Poetry and Community: Events and Evidence

By Dora Malech

When we consider what enables a poem to endure, it’s easy to side with immediate fatalism and shoulder-shrugging, or opt for broad-brushed faith in long-term aesthetic exceptionalism and artistic meritocracy, without really considering the everyday […]

May 15, 2015

Writing In and Speaking Out

By Dora Malech

Earlier this month, in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the community unrest and outcry that followed in Baltimore, Writers in Baltimore Schools (WBS), […]