Spring 2019

Our spring issue asks the question of how we fight, as individuals, communities, and nations: for survival, for radical change, for a sense of belonging, for a better world.
Spring 2019

Volume 95, Number 1

Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2019 cover
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Table of contents

Notes to Self 
Fine Distinctions 

Contributor Profiles

Fabiola Ferrero is a photographer and journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela. She is part of the VII Mentor Program and a Magnum Foundation Fellow.

Kaitlyn Greenidge is the author of We Love You Charlie Freeman (Algonquin, 2016) and the forthcoming LIBERTIE (Algonquin, 2021).

Valeria Luiselli is the author of the novels Lost Children Archive (Knopf, 2019), The Story of My Teeth (Coffee House, 2015), and Faces in the Crowd (Coffee House, 2014), and the books of essays Sidewalks

Wendy MacNaughton is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling artist-journalist and illustrator whose books include Salt Fat Acid Heat (Simon & Schuster, 2017), The Gutsy Girl (

Laura van den Berg is the author of five works of fiction, including The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018), a finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award, and I Hold a Wolf by the Ears (FSG, 2020).

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