In our Spring 1939 issue, Juan Ramón Jiménez published his poem “Canto” in Spanish, with an accompanying English translation by Inés Camprubí. A native of Spain, Jiménez fled the country when its bloody civil war broke out in 1936, and two [...]
For our Spring 1947 issue, VQR Editor Charlotte Kohler acquired an essay on Jean-Paul Sartre by Yale University French professor Kenneth N. Douglas as well as a translation of Sartre’s 1946 essay “Ecrire pour son époque,” which was translated into English for our magazine (without byline credit) by Sylvia Glass.
In our Spring 1935 issue, VQR published Katherine Anne Porter’s “The Grave,” a work of short fiction that has been anthologized often since it first appeared in our pages. Solicited by VQR Editor Lambert Davis for the tenth-anniversary issue o [...]
When anyone mentions the 1980s, it depends on what ’80s they are talking about. It wasn’t all Day-Glo colors and jean miniskirts (sadly); nor was it hair metal, parachute pants, and white-collared dress shirts. Do you mean the ’80s when rap was growing up and we used mixtapes like currency? Or when I would wear Chuck Taylors and rolled-up Levis and get yelled at for dressing differently?