Spring 2017

A special project on Europe’s migration crisis, on both the perilous journey and life inside the destination. A story of assimilation, of the bureaucratic limbo, of strangers in a strange land settling into something more awkwardly, unexpectedly permanent.

Spring 2017

Volume 93, Number 2

Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2017 cover
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Table of contents

Amateur Hour 
Fine Distinctions 
Notes to Self 
Editor's Desk 

Contributor Profiles

George Butler is an award-winning artist. In 2012, Butler walked into Syria, where as guest of the Free Syrian Army he drew war-damaged Azaz.

Laura Kasinof is a freelance journalist and author of the memoir Don’t Be Afraid of the Bullets: An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen (Arcade, 2014), about reporting for the New York Times during the Arab

Diàna Markosian is a photographer whose images explore the relationship between memory and place. Born in the former Soviet Union, her family immigrated to the United States when she was a child.

Ben Mauk is a writer based in Berlin. He last wrote for the magazine about an indigenous rights movement in the Russian Caucasus.

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