Kenyon Review Short Nonfiction Contest Winners

Grab a copy of the November/December 2021 issue of Kenyon Review to check out the winners of the Short Nonfiction Contest.

Winner
“And We Inherit Everything” by Brigitte Leschhorn Arrocha

Runners-up
“Blue Whale Challenge” by Christian Butterfield
“Translating” by dm armstrong

The contest was judged by Roxane Gay, who writes of the winning essay, “[ . . . ] we are taken on a lyrical journey about grief, yes, but also the wounds of family and the myths of the people to whom we belong.” Grab a copy of the issue to read the winning essays, and see what Gay says about the runners-up.

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