SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. today announced that a free subscription to the digest edition of the Kenyon Review is now available exclusively in the Kindle Store.
Kindle customers who subscribe will get access to a selection of the magazine’s fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and editorial content, all at no cost. Customers can visit www.amazon.com/kenyonreview to start reading the magazine on any Kindle, and on free Kindle reading apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices.
“The Kenyon Review has a long and storied history of publishing some of the most famous American writers and poets, from Thomas Pynchon to Maya Angelou,” said Sean Gorman, director of periodicals at Amazon.
David Lynn, editor of the Kenyon Review, said, “We’re proud to work in cooperation with Amazon to allow readers around the world to access both a free digest and a full version of the Kenyon Review, featuring the stories, poems, and essays that have made the journal internationally famous. We will continue to identify and support the most exciting voices of each new generation.”
The Kenyon Review, which publishes quarterly, was founded in 1939 by John Crowe Ransom, and has published works by generations of important writers, including Flannery O’Connor, Ford Madox Ford, Robert Lowell, Boris Pasternak, Bertolt Brecht, Dylan Thomas, Maya Angelou, Rita Dove, Derek Walcott, Thomas Pynchon, Woody Allen, Louise Erdrich and Ha Jin.
A subscription to the extended edition of the magazine, as well as individual magazines, are available.