In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: Edith Wharton is played by a 30-year-old Russian supermodel? Dick Durbin is taking an online contemporary poetry course? Catch up on these stories and much more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: Will the old writing you’ve disowned—the poems full of mixed metaphors, the stories you never knew how to end, the essays that seem to fall flat—follow you around forever? How is posthumous publishing like organ donation, according… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: the dos and (mortifying) don’ts of author introductions (Chabon is not pronounced “Sha-BONE”); the $40,000 NEA grant USC will use to develop a Henry David Thoreau video game; Jonathan Franzen’s reflections on the suicide of… Read More
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog, things that make us squirm a little: David Foster Wallace’s notes in his collection of self-help books, celebrity “poets” (or “celebrity” poets?), the hot mess at BlazeVOX, and more.