GAMBIER — A number of award-winning writers will speak at Kenyon College this spring as part of the Kenyon Review’s 2018–19 Reading Series. All events are free and open to the public. Upcoming readings include:
•Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 4:10 p.m.: Hanif Abdurraqib, Eloisa Amezcua and Emily Jungmin Yoon in the Finn House’s Cheever Room, 102 W. Wiggin St.
Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist and cultural critic whose work has been published in The New Yorker, the New York Times and the FADER, among other outlets. His work includes the 2016 poetry collection “The Crown Ain’t Worth Much,” the essay collection “They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us,” and the newly published New York Times best-seller “Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest.”
Amezcua is the author of three chapbooks and the recipient of numerous fellowships and scholarships, including from the MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center and the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference. Her debut collection, “From the Inside Quietly,” is the inaugural winner of the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize.
Yoon is the author of “Ordinary Misfortunes,” winner of the Sunken Garden Chapbook Prize, and “A Cruelty Special to Our Species.” Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications including the New Yorker, Poetry magazine and Columbia Journal Online.
•Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m.: Salvatore Scibona, at Gramercy Books in Bexley. Scibona’s first novel, “The End,” was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award. His work has won a Guggenheim Fellowship and an O. Henry Award, among others, and the New Yorker named him one of its “20 Under 40” fiction writers to watch.
•Wednesday, March 27, at 4:30 p.m.: Sarah Weinman in Finn House’s Cheever Room. Weinman’s most recent book is “The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World.”
For more information, visit kenyonreview.org.