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Jon Parrish Peede


Deputy Editor

Paul Reyes


Managing Editor

Allison Wright


Senior Editorial Assistant

Amanda Korman


Senior Editorial Intern

Ali Donaldson


Editorial Interns

Emily Anthony
Elizabeth Ballou
Devin Rothwell


Contributing Editors

Richard Bausch
Tom Bissell
David Caplan
Kwame Dawes
Jesse Dukes
J. Malcolm Garcia
Helon Habila
Dimiter Kenarov
Christopher Merrill
Louie Palu
Delphine Schrank
Jeff Sharlet
Neil Shea
Jacob Silverman
Natasha Trethewey
Lawrence Weschler
Elliott D. Woods


Advisory Board

Marie Arana
Larry Bridges
Jon Fine
David Griffin
Joe Hutchinson
Jay Morse
Amy O’Leary
Siva Vaidhyanathan



The Virginia Quarterly Review is a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia, and is published quarterly in Charlottesville, Virginia.

VQR is indexed or abstracted in EBSCO, ProQuest, Project MUSE, and Thomson Reuters databases.

The full text of VQR is available in the electronic versions of the Humanities Index and Humanities International Complete.

VQR does not assume responsibility for the views expressed by its contributors.

ISSN 0042-675X (print)
ISSN 2154-6932 (online)