In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: The 3:AM website disappeared last week, so what are the ultimate consequences for online magazines, if it’s this easy for one to vanish into cyberspace? Plus Michael Cunningham breaks down the Pulitzer breakdown, in two parts,… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: gamers in Tehran will soon be able to carry out the fatwa on a virtual Salman Rushdie in a video game, “The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict”; Sarah Manguso has some… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: “The Book That Can’t Wait” demands your immediate attention—because it was printed using disappearing ink; research shows that a busy coffee shop is a better location for tackling a creative project than a quiet library; a new… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: Do you like “suave V words, such as Svengali, svelte, bravura, verve” or “crunchy, brittle, crackly words, such as splinter, grapple, jostle, crusty”? Why do crayon names matter so much? What’s with Groupon’s literary style? And, wait, there’s more…
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: What are the top ten poetry presses based on their book covers? Where do things stand in publishing for writers of color, based on books reviewed by the New York Times? What does poetry have to… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: remembering Ray Bradbury, who died this week at age 91; honoring Natasha Trethewey, the new PLOTUS; laughing at ourselves thanks to the fine writers at the Onion; and more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: a free writing workshop held on a No. 7 train on a round trip to Flushing, Queens; John Waters hitchhiking across the country for a new book; a student’s English-literature-AP-project-turned-art-installation at the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst; and… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: What advice did Neil Gaiman give graduates at the commencement address everyone’s talking about? WWBBT (What Would Bob Barker Think) about the new Plinko Poetry game? How fast can you actually read? Check out these finds… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: Marjorie Perloff, on how “well-crafted” poems are formulaic; Pentametron, a robotic Twitter account who turns tweets into metered poems; graphic designer Karen To, who revives “dead” words with creative typography; and more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: an infographic of the 2011 Booker Longlist novels broken down by theme shows that Death is still your best bet, but maybe Nanny Trust Issues, Homicidal Cowboy Brothers, and An Escaped Tiger will gain some ground… Read More