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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

Meet Our Contributors: Issue 59:1 Winter 2020

ELISA ALBERT is the author of the story collection How This Night Is Different (2006) and the novels After Birth (2015) and The Book of Dahlia (2008). Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, The Guardian, Time, The Literary

MQR Issue 59:1, Winter 2020

Featuring Essays by Peter LaSalle, Mary Wang, and Aaliyah Bilal. Fiction by Elisa Albert and Blair Hurley. Poetry by David Wojahn, Marilyn Hacker, Martha Collins, Ed Pavlić, Richard Tillinghast, Tariq Luthun, and John Freeman. Translation by Rainie Oet.

Abstract painting with different shapes in blue, pink, yellow, and white.

Announcing the Opening of the Laurence Goldstein Poetry Prize

The Michigan Quarterly Review is pleased to announce that you can now submit directly to the Goldstein Poetry Prize. The 2019 prize will be judged by Linda Gregerson. The winner will be announced in Spring 2020. Guidelines can be found below. You can submit via