Why Editors Say Yes!


Why do some stories get accepted and others passed over? Kenyon Review magazine editors explain why they took a recent story.

. . .is reading in a very different way than we do for pleasure or for a classroom assignment, where the concern is what a text “means.” Differently too from reading as a writer, where the challenge is to figure out how a piece works. Instead, our Associates must learn to read as an editor, evaluating the surprise and delight and mastery offered by a story or poem or essay.

Find out the terrible secret of what editors are thinking as they read. Read, ““Why We Chose It”.

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1 Comment
  • asrai
    December 6, 2010

    The link is broke. I’d love to read it.