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A Micro-Interview with Harold Schweizer

“If my work, either in prose or poetry has any gravitas at all, it would be because I am both gratefully aware of the rhythmically unfolding life around us and grievously troubled by all the suffering that we cannot alleviate.”

In Memoriam

The Kenyon Review is pleased to present In Memoriam, a space for remembering notable contributors to the pages of KR. We regret the loss of their voices from the world of arts and letters.

KR remembers Galway Kinnell, 1927-2014


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

KR Online

Works of fiction, poetry, essays, and more, exclusively online.


After Seeing Amour

By Linwood Rumney

A few weeks after I watched my father die, I saw Amour. I almost wrote, “I made the mistake of seeing.” I only saw it because my fiancee, a francophile who didn’t know much about it either, chose it from…

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Harold Schweizer

Harold Schweizer is professor of English at Bucknell University. His volume of poems, The Book of Stones and Angels, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. His most recent book is On Waiting with Routledge. His poem “But Do Not Let Them…

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November 2014

David Lynn tells Why We Chose It, a letter to our subscribers, and more!

October 2014

Featuring G.C. Waldrep on Why We Chose It, updates on Knox Reads! and the Literary Festival, and more!

September 2014

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

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