Summer 2020 – Michigan Quarterly Review

Summer 2020

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MQR Issue 59:3, Summer 2020

Announcing the release of MQR 59:3 Cover Art courtesy of Abdelgader Bader Table of Contents Fiction Sheldon Costa: Wolf Miguel Gomes, translated by Charles LeBel: Story That Kills You Glen Hirshberg: Over Lance Larsen: Nothing as Dirty as a Richard Nixon Hand Lorraine M. López: Beloved Imposters Sydney Rende: Lopsided Nonfiction Amanda Chemeche: Chengdu Glenda …

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Self Portraiture

Discover different ways to approach the self portrait and the history of the “Golden Shovel” through this lesson plan based on poems from Yusef Komunyakaa and Lesley Wheeler from the Summer 2020 Issue of MQR.

marble sculpture of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory

Winged Victory of Samothrace

Why I Chose It: Michigan Quarterly Review Reader Bryan Byrdlong introduces Alana Folsom’s “Winged Victory of Samothrace” from our Summer 2020 issue. From the beginning of Alana Folsom’s, “Winged Victory of Samothrace” we might think that we are embarking on an exclusively ekphrastic journey. The title is of course a direct reference to the marble sculpture of Nike, the Greek …

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