June 15, 2020
Kenyon has announced plans to resume in-person instruction for fall semester. Read more here.
The Kenyon Review welcome KR poetry fellow Molly McCully Brown and poet Susannah Nevison for a virtual reading with Q&A via Zoom.
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Molly McCully Brown is the author of the poetry collection "The Virginia State Colony For Epileptics and Feebleminded" (Persea Books, 2017), which won the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize and was named a New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2017, and the forthcoming essay collection "Places I’ve Taken my Body" (Persea Books, 2020). With Susannah Nevison, she is also the coauthor of the poetry collection "In The Field Between Us" (forthcoming from Persea Books, 2020).
Brown has been the recipient of the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, a United States Artists Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship and the Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship from the Oxford American magazine. Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The Paris Review, Tin House, Crazyhorse, The New York Times, Pleiades, The Yale Review, Blackbird and elsewhere.
Susannah Nevison is the author of "Lethal Theater" (The Ohio State University Press, 2019), the recipient of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize from OSU/The Journal, and Teratology (Persea Books, 2015), the recipient of the 2014 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. She is also the author of "In the Field Between Us," a collaborative collection with Molly McCully Brown (forthcoming from Persea Books).
Her honors include the 2014 Patricia Aakhus Prize from Southern Indiana Review, the 2013 American Literary Review Poetry Prize, an Academy of American Poets / Larry Levis Prize, and recent Pushcart Prize nominations in both poetry and nonfiction. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Crazyhorse, Pleiades, The National Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California, Columbia University, and the University of Utah. She is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Sweet Briar College. She hails from Massachusetts.
You may purchase Molly and Susannah's books from the Kenyon Review Bookshop.
Monday, April 20 at 4:30pm