Fall 2019

The Fall issue celebrates children’s literature, with tales for kids and grown-ups alike. In addition to a portfolio of picture-book short stories, the issue includes essays on how reading shapes the bond between a father and daughter, on rebellion, on navigating touchy subjects, and the complicated legacies of the genre’s giants.
Fall 2019

Volume 95, Number 3

Virginia Quarterly Review, Autumn 2019 cover
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Table of contents

Notes to Self 
Fine Distinctions 
Editor's Desk 
Drawing It Out 

Contributor Profiles

Isol’s work as an illustrator has been internationally recognized with a Golden Apple Award (2003) and her selection as a finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in both 2006 and 2007.

Oliver Jeffers is an artist and author whose critically acclaimed picture books have been translated into more than forty languages and sold over ten million copies worldwide.

Michelle Tea is the author of more than a dozen works of poetry, fiction, and memoir, including the essay collection Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions and Criticisms, winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Speilvogel Award for the

JooHee Yoon contributes regularly to publications such as the New York Times and the New Yorker, in addition to working on books, advertising, and various other projects.

Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the best-selling picture books Home (Candlewick, 2015) and Du Iz Tak? (Candlewick, 2016).

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