Michigan Quarterly Review

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

Current Issue | 62.4

Welcome to our fall issue, Transversions: Archives, Testimony & Reimagination, guest edited by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich with cover art, Gospel, by Tabitha Arnold. Featuring visual art by Julie Lee and S. Erin Batiste alongside fiction by Callum Angus, Andre Bagoo, and Mrityunjay Mohan; nonfiction by Morgan Thomas, Aaron Pang, and Nicky Beer; and poetry by Jasmine An, Rachel Nelson, Liz Harms, Alexa Luborsky, and Jason Storms—plus much more!

From MQR Fall 2023

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Fall 2023 | Noah Arhm Choi Reads "The Korean Spa After Top Surgery" MQR Sound

  1. Fall 2023 | Noah Arhm Choi Reads "The Korean Spa After Top Surgery"
  2. Fall 2023 | Melissa Range Reads "JUNO, FAR FROM DORCHESTER, SOUTH CAROLINA, 1733"
  3. Fall 2023 | Amy Sailer Reads “Snakeshead & Honeysuckle”
  4. Fall 2023 | Cindy Juyoung Ok Reads "Your Request for Erasure Is Complete"

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About MQR

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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