Winter 2018

In our winter issue, we grapple with questions of community: why kinship doesn’t necessarily translate to citizenship, what it means to be healthy or at-risk among neighbors, and how we take care of one another in a world of inequality.

Winter 2018

Volume 94, Number 4

Virginia Quarterly Review, Winter 2018 cover
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Table of contents

Reporting 
Essays 
Criticism 
Photography 
Fiction 
Poetry 
#VQRTrueStory 
Drawing It Out 
Fine Distinctions 

Contributor Profiles

Venita Blackburn received the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, which resulted in the publication of her collected stories, Black Jesus and Other Superheroes, in 2017.

Stephen Doyle is the creative director of Doyle Partners. Doyle creates illustrations and constructions for the New Yorker, the New York Times, Wired, and others.

Sylvia A. Harvey is an award-winning journalist and reporting fellow at the Investigative Fund. She reports at the intersection of race, class, and policy. Her work has appeared in Elle, the Nation, the Appeal, Yes!

Benjamin Rasmussen is a Denver-​based photographer whose work has been shown at the Annenberg Space for Photography.

Raj Telhan is a physician and writer who works at the intersection of literature, medicine, and culture. His writing appears in VQR and the American Scholar.

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