- "Poets' holiday greetings cards: an intimate glimpse into genius," (The Guardian) features items from the Raymond Danowski Library at Emory University.
- "Ode to the Harlem Globetrotters" featured in The New York Review of Books.
- "Poetry Pairing" features Kevin's poem, "Ode to the Midwest" in The New York Times Learning Blog.
- Kevin was interviewed by Parul Kapur Hinzen for Guernica.
- "A Musical Tribute For A Waiter Who Spoke Out Against Racism", featuring an oratorio written by Kevin, on NPR's "Code Switch."
- Watch Kevin read from Book of Hours on the New York Times "Read Around."
- Listen to Kevin Young talk about Book of Hours on NPR's "Fresh Air with host Terry Gross."
- Listen to Kevin read from the Book of Hours on the New York Times Style blog.
- Listen to Tracy K. Smith read "Crowning," from Book of Hours on The New Yorker website.
- Kevin featured on Medium's You Are What You Read column.
- The Grey Album won the 2013 PEN Open Award! Here's more information on the award, and the judges' citation.
- Hurston/Wright Legacy Award WINNER for The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton.
- Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism for The Grey Album, 2013.
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I wasn't planning on growing facial hair. I just keep getting too distracted by my art to shave.
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