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Posts Tagged: The Kenyon Review

The Poem Remembers: A Conversation with David Baker

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David Baker discusses SWIFT: NEW & SELECTED POEMS.

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Violent Code

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Poet Safiya Sinclair, author of Cannibal, takes part in the Kenyon Review Conversation series with insight into race in America from a Jamaican’s point of view. Living in a white academic bubble in Charlottesville, VA, immersing herself in slavery-era texts and James Baldwin, she describes how she discovered the ways racism is reduced to the […]

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An Interview With Austin Kleon

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Rumpus contributor Andrew David King interviews Austin Kleon at The Kenyon Review’s blog. Kleon has a knack for altering a text to make it his own, and talks at length about creative originality: “I guess what I’m interested in is why ‘originality’ is a trait we look for in art at all. It’s like ‘authenticity’—what does it really mean […]

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