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Somatic Pinging: An Interview with Hannah Ensor

“Movies work,” Hannah Ensor’s speaker posits, “because we’ve forgotten // that even when someone is an antagonist / we’re not supposed to be happy / when they die. […] Because babies are cute and also terrifying. […] Many movies work because of romantic love.” One

The Beatles as Artists

Professor James Winn, who taught in the University of Michigan’s English Department from 1983-1998, passed away yesterday.  MQR Editor Emeritus Laurence Goldstein remembers James as “a complex, provocative figure and a brilliant conversationalist,” and describes his essay, “The Beatles as Artists,” as a “standard reference

MQR Announces Annual Literary Prizes

We are delighted to announce this year’s winners of the The Laurence Goldstein Prize, The Page Davidson Clayton Prize For Emerging Poets, and  The Lawrence Prize, which are given annually to poets and fiction writers featured in Michigan Quarterly Review. This year’s prizes were judged

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