Michigan Quarterly Review

Seeking, cultivating, and amplifying a wide range of artistic expressions that interrogate the world and expand the imagination.

Current Issue | 63.3: Summer 2024

Cool off with our Summer 2024 issue, featuring the Goldstein Poetry Prize winner Fernando Trujillo and Ward Fiction Prize winner Vince Omni, as well as new poetry by Chaun Ballard, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Leila Chatti, Melissa Kwasny, Joyce Carol Oates, and more; fiction by Natalie Bakopoulos, Michelle Sacks, and Charlie Sorrenson; and nonfiction by Anne Glaser, Peter E. Murphy, Evelyn Sanchez, and Jodie Noel Vinson.

From the print issue | 63.3

Read excerpts and full pieces of fiction, essays, and poetry from our Summer 2024 issue.

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An online-exclusive folio extending the conversation begun by our Spring 2024 special issue on African Writing.

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Summer 2024 | Steffi Sin Reads “For Girls Who Talk Too Much at Lunch” MQR Sound

  1. Summer 2024 | Steffi Sin Reads “For Girls Who Talk Too Much at Lunch”
  2. Summer 2024 | Jesmyn Ward Prize in Fiction Winner Vince Omni Reads "Diaspora Café"
  3. Summer 2024 | Laurence Goldstein Prize in Poetry Winner Fernando Trujillo Reads "13 Ways of Nepantla”
  4. Spring 2024 | Saddiq Dzukogi Reads "Bakandamiya XI."

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Michigan Quarterly Review, founded in 1962,  is an interdisciplinary and international literary journal, combining distinctive voices in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, as well as works in translation. The flagship literary journal of the University of Michigan, our magazine embraces creative urgency and cultural relevance, aiming to challenge conventions and address long-overdue conversations. As we continue to promote an expansive and inclusive vision, we seek work from established and emerging writers with diverse aesthetics and experiences.

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