Spring 2014

Jason Motlagh on the worst accident in the history of the garment industry, plus Atish Saha’s photographs of a Bangladesh factory disaster Leslie Jamison on female pain Lawrence Weschler on how artist Fred Tomaselli finds visual poetry in the news Carlene Bauer on the intersection of faith and fiction Gina LeVay on female matadors Fiction by Elizabeth Eshelman, Elizabeth McCracken, and Thomas Pierce Poetry by Rita Dove, Celia Dropkin, Kip Knott, Paul Legault, Amit Majmudar, and Joseph Voth
Spring 2014

Volume 90, Number 2

Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2014 cover
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Table of contents

Editor's Desk 
Amateur Hour 
Fine Distinctions 

Contributor Profiles

Lawrence Weschler, a contributing editor to VQR, is the former director of the New York Institute for the Humanities and artistic director emeritus of the Chicago Humanities Festival.

Leslie Jamison, a VQR editor at large, is the author of the nonfiction books The Recovering (Little, Brown, 2018), The Empathy Exams (Graywolf, 2014), and most recently the essay collection Make It Scream, Make It B

Rita Dove is a former US Poet Laureate (1993–1995) and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her book Thomas and Beulah (Carnegie Mellon, 1986).

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