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The Kenyon Review Fall 2014

Volume XXXVI | Number 4

Selections from our latest issue available now:

The winners of the 2014 Short Fiction Contest: Amy Victoria Blakemore, Michael Capel, and Frank Fucile
Poems by Kimberly Grey, Jeffrey Harrison, Campbell McGrath, and Harold Schweizer
Excerpts from essays by Melissa Febos and Aja Gabel


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By Kit Haggard

In the beginning, they fucked in the dark, the lightlessness making new strangers of them. Cold and hungry and blind, she had the body she’d always wanted. The air itself—black—was reaching out to touch her, to cup her hips, to…

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Aja Gabel

Aja Gabel’s fiction can be found in New England Review, Glimmer Train, New Ohio Review, and elsewhere. She was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and lives and writes in Houston. This is her first published…

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September 2014

Ann Patchett receives KR Literary Award, Natalie Shapero on Why We Chose It, and much more!

August 2014

Why We Chose It by nonfiction editor Geeta Kothari, a new KR Credo by Alan Heathcock, and more!

July 2014

Why We Chose It, a day in the life of the Young Writers workshop, and more!

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