Fall 2018

The fall issue wrestles with ideas of survival in America. From communal grief that follows school shootings to the fight for asylum, to lived experiences at the intersection of race and class, how do we navigate life after trauma, across borders, and within systems?
Fall 2018

Volume 94, Number 3

Virginia Quarterly Review, Autumn 2018 cover
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Table of contents

Fine Distinctions 
Notes to Self 

Contributor Profiles

Andres Gonzalez is a photographer, editor, and educator based in Vallejo, California. He is a Fulbright Fellow and the recipient of a Light Work artist residency.

Rachel Eliza Griffiths is a poet and visual artist.

Vu Tran’s first novel, Dragonfish (Norton, 2016), was a NY Times Notable Book and listed as a San Francisco Chronicle Best Books of the Year.

Justine van der Leun is the author of several books, including We Are Not Such Things (Random House, 2016), a New York Times Editors’ Choice and Spectator Book of the Year.

Kiese Laymon is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi and a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa. Laymon is the author of the novel Long Divisi

Spring 2024 Cover; Photo by Mathias Depardon
Spring 2024
Volume 100, Number 1
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Spring/Summer 2023
Volume 99, Number 1
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Fall 2023
Volume 99, Number 3
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Winter 2023
Volume 99, Number 4