All posts tagged “Maggie Smith

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The Next Big Thing

Thanks to Catherine Pierce, author of Famous Last Words and The Girls of Peculiar, for tagging me in this self-interview series. UPDATE! The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison is the winner of the 2012 Dorset Prize, selected by Kimiko Hahn. It will be published by… Read More

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Mix Tape: Word for Word

In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: On the Bro’d, a word-for-word retelling of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road…in bro speak; novelists speak out about the controversial decision not to name a Pulitzer winner in fiction; the true story of  a blind woman who sits down… Read More

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Mix Tape: Carver Wasn’t Always Carver

In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: All Things Considered’s first “newspoet,” a brief history of (hyperbolic, formulaic, sometimes downright misleading) blurbs, and responses from several creative writing professors to Anis Shivani’s snarky question, “Can Creative Writing Be Taught?”

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Mix Tape: Cellar Door

In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: looking at cellar door, supposedly the most beautiful phrase in the English language, and how it pops up in pop culture; remembering poets Dorothea Tanning and Wisława Szymborska; and continuing the Great MFA Debate over at Ploughshares. Check out… Read More