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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

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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

Meet Our Contributors

SELMA ASOTIĆ is a bilingual poet from Sarajevo. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in EuropeNow, The Well Review, and Tinderbox Poetry Journal. She is the co-founder and co-editor of BONA, a Sarajevo-based magazine for feminist theory and art. She is currently pursuing an

MQR is Open for Submissions!

  Our readers are ready: Submissions open today, August 1st, and extend through December. Send us your work. We will be reading for General Submissions, for our Special Issue on Water, “Not One Without,” and for MQR Online. “Thousands have lived without love; not one

Meet our Contributors, MQR Summer 2019 Issue

WILLIAM BREWER is the author of I Know Your Kind, a winner of the National Poetry Series. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, A Public Space, The Sewanee Review, and other publications. Formerly a Stegner Fellow, he