Spring 2016

Abby Rabinowitz on the business of surrogacy in India Douglas Fox on charting the unseen waters of Antarctica Bronwen Dickey on pit bulls, devotion, and winning the Schutzhund Pia Z. Ehrhardt on moving Mother out of the house Juan Herrero on Rwanda’s opportunity culture Justin Nobel on pteropods, sentinels of the sea Emily Maloney on a health-care worker’s crushing medical debt Garrard Conley on surviving conversion therapy Karen Palmer on a manual for monsters Fiction by Pamela Erens, Kelli Jo Ford, Jon Hickey, and Stephen King Poetry by Natalie Bakopoulos, Paula Brancato, Cally Conan-Davies, Suji Kwock Kim,  Yahia Lababidi, Michael Lind, Dave Lucas, Jennie Malboeuf, Yehoshua November Criticism by Michelle Orange, Lisa Russ Spaar, and Allison Wright Amateur Hour by Joshua Foer #VQRTrueStory by Rachel Cohen, Lili Loofbourow, Danica Novgorodoff, and Jeff Sharlet Notes to Self  by Hannah Tinti Fine Distinctions by Gregory McNamee

Spring 2016

Volume 92, Number 2

Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2016 cover
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Table of contents

VQR Vault 
Fine Distinctions 
Notes to Self 
Amateur Hour 
Editor's Desk 

Contributor Profiles

Bronwen Dickey is a contributing editor to the Oxford American.

Douglas Fox’s stories have appeared in Discover, Scientific American, Esquire, the Christian Science Monitor, and National Geographic.

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (2015), Finders Keepers (2015), Revival (2014), and Mr.

Abby Rabinowitz’s work has appeared in Science, the New York Times, Nautilus, Guernica, and BuzzFeed.

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